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Obamacare Repeal

Jonathan Cohn

Obamacare Repeal Would Swell The Deficit Even Using GOP's New Math, Budget Office Says | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics

The economist that Republicans handpicked to run the Congressional Budget Office just told Republicans that one of their favorite arguments about Obam...

Five Years Later, GOP Still Fighting Successful Health Care Law

Emily Tisch Sussman | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics
Emily Tisch Sussman

Perhaps no proposal illuminates the split between GOP rhetoric and reality more than health care, where Republicans have put forth no plan to insure the millions of Americans who would lose coverage if their budget became law.

Republicans Want to Repeal Obamacare? Go Ahead, Make My Day

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Whether one calls it a gimmick, a joke, or a dagger aimed at the heart of any American whose house lacks a car elevator, the Republican budget plans -- which will include a repeal of the president's healthcare reform law -- offer a serious opportunity for Democrats, if they take advantage of it.

Jonathan Cohn

Phil Gramm's 'Freedom Option' Reveals The GOP's Real Agenda For Obamacare | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

With oral arguments in King v. Burwell just eight days away, Republicans are talking more and more about what they’ll do if the Supreme Court sides ...

The High Cost of Free Checkups

Al Lewis | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics
Al Lewis

A predictable irony of the never-ending Affordable Care Act (ACA) debate is that the one provision that the Republicans should be attacking -- free "checkups" for everyone -- is one of the few provisions they aren't attacking.

Michael McAuliff

House Passes 56th Obamacare Repeal | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives on Tuesday voted for the 56th time to repeal or undermine the Affordable Care Act. The vote was largely ...

White House Says Obama Would Veto House Bill To Repeal Obamacare

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) - The White House issued a veto threat on Monday for a bill from the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives...

Samantha Lachman

Koch-Funded Group Says GOP Responsible For Pushing Policy In New Congress | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leaders of the the flagship organization of the political network backed by industrialist billionaires Charles and David Koch presented ...

Michael McAuliff

House Passes Bill To Weaken Obamacare | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In yet another attempt to roll back President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, House Republicans passed a bill Thursday that they sai...

Poll Finds That Most Voters Would Rather Change Than Repeal Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics

A Rasmussen poll released Monday signaled growing support for Congress improving the Affordable Care Act rather than repealing the law entirely. A...

Amanda Terkel

Orrin Hatch: GOP Ready To Give Democratic 'Blunderheads' A 'Taste Of Their Own Medicine' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) came out swinging against Democrats Friday, telling a room of conservative lawyers that Republicans were ready...

John Boehner, Mitch McConnell Pledge Renewed Commitment To Obamacare Repeal

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed Wednesday th...

Jeffrey Young

Obama Pledges To Protect Health Care Law From Republican Assaults | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama vowed to protect the core elements of his health care reform law after Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell (...

Jeffrey Young

A Republican Senate Can't Repeal Obamacare. That Won't Stop Them From Trying | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republicans have been chomping at the bit to repeal Obamacare since the instant President Barack Obama signed it into law on March 23, 2010. With cont...

Sabrina Siddiqui

A Top Republican Admits Obamacare Repeal Is Unlikely | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

Even as the GOP looks poised to retake the Senate next week, a repeal of Obamacare remains unlikely, a top Republican senator conceded Wednesday. D...

GOP Senator Admits Obamacare Repeal Is A Thing Of The Past

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) thinks it's time for Republicans to let go of their efforts to repeal Obamacare. Speaking to an NBC affiliate in Portl...

Sam Stein

Top Republican Says GOP-Run Senate Would Vote On Obamacare Repeal | Sam Stein | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Though the law will be a year older, Republicans will push a vote to repeal Obamacare if they take back the Senate in November, a top GO...

Sam Stein

Obamacare Won't Be Repealed Until At Least 2017, Koch-Backed Group Privately Admits | Sam Stein | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's no secret that Republicans are finding Obamacare less useful as a political cudgel in the midterm elections than they'd hoped. T...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House GOP's Anti-Obamacare Message Doesn't Always Come Through On Members' Websites | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In public, House Republicans show few to no cracks in their anti-Obamacare platform. They say they want the law repealed and -- if they ...

McMorris Rodgers: Obamacare Likely Won't Be Repealed

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), the number four ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, says the Affordable Care Act likely won't b...

House Republicans Just Made Another Attempt At Undermining Obamacare

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans renewed their election-year assault on President Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, their opposition undim...

Facts on ACA Put Senator Ted Cruz in a Tight Spot on TV

Don Elkins | Posted 06.03.2014 | Media
Don Elkins

Social media did something astounding; it gave regular people a chance to directly and publicly tell Mr. Cruz what they think of the policy and what they think of him personally -- and they took full advantage of it.

House Republicans Launching Yet Another Attack On Obamacare

AP | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

BY ERICA WERNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are launching a new attack on the president's health care law, just day...

The Debate Is Over on Repealing Obamacare

Brian Normoyle | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics
Brian Normoyle

Ten million Americans who didn't have health insurance now do and there is much more work to do moving forward. Why should we step back from that and what would conservatives like to go back to?

Sam Stein

Joe Manchin Does Not Support Full Repeal Of Obamacare | Sam Stein | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) quickly walked back remarks he made on Friday morning that he would support a full repeal of the Affordable C...