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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 04.03.2014 | 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 04.02.2014 | 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...

Bachmann Concedes Obamacare Fight.. For Now

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) said now's not the time to fight against Obamacare. In an interview with the St. Cloud Times, Bachmann elaborated o...

Do the Math: Obamacare Won't Change the Number of Uninsured

Munir Moon | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Munir Moon

The numbers for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), despite its good intentions, do not add up.

Amanda Terkel

Senate GOP Obamacare Replacement Would Again Allow Insurers To Discriminate Against Women | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three Senate Republicans unveiled an alternative to Obamacare Tuesday, offering their party a path forward if the GOP is ever successful...

Republicans Still Trying To Find Obamacare Alternative

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

(Repeats with no changes to headline or text) By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Top Republicans are sayin...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Democrats Try Reframing Obamacare Debate In New Campaign | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee launched a paid campaign Thursday attacking House Republicans' obsession with repealing ...

Jason Linkins

For Obamacare, Assume Repeal Dead | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

After forty some-odd attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, some of which were sexier than others, it would seem that the GOP is slowly putting t...

Key Republican Senator Endorses Heart Of Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson conceded on Monday that the battle to fully repeal Obamacare had been lost and Republicans should now "start tal...

Sam Stein

House Republicans Have 'No Plans' To Shut Down The Government Over Obamacare Again | Sam Stein | Posted 12.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If the U.S. government shuts down again in mid-January, it won't be because House Republicans are demanding the repeal of the president'...

Obamacare: The Good News, the Bad News, the Same Old News

Brian Joyce | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brian Joyce

There was good news last week and bad news last week when it comes to the Affordable Care Act, and weirdly enough, for the first time possibly ever, it was the same news.

Obamacare Website: The Ultimate Irony

Daryl Rowland | Posted 12.21.2013 | Politics
Daryl Rowland

Fee-for-services coding like fee-for-services health care. Fail! Well, it seems that the same fee-for-service mentality that makes a muck of health c...

Howard Fineman

15 Reasons Why American Politics Has Become An Apocalyptic Mess | Howard Fineman | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Why is America on the edge of a political and fiscal nervous breakdown? We aren’t fighting an external threat: no foreign ism or axis....

Just Sorting Things Out

Dave Helfert | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics
Dave Helfert

In a free-for-all like this, it's tough to decide who's winning the message battle. About the best you can do is check to see how the messaging might have changed since the fight broke out, and, in view of the changing ground and changing poll numbers, it pretty clearly has.

Bombshell Exclusive: GOP Rep. King Reaps Shutdown Bucks

Mark Steinberg | Posted 12.11.2013 | New York
Mark Steinberg

After intense examination of his iCloud backup, this reporter can reveal that the following email, and the surprising, double-digit contribution to w...

Taking the 'Simple' Out of 'Simple One Year Extension' for the ACA

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rev. Susan Russell

There is nothing simple about the journey to make health care available to all. And there is certainly nothing simple about forgetting that behind every single statistic there is a beloved child of God deserving of healing and hope.

Love Thy Economy as Thyself

Anat Shenker-Osorio | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Anat Shenker-Osorio

The economy doesn't actually have needs, desires or preferences - we do. If our elected representatives, now working on the economy's behalf, want to screw us, we at least deserve dinner first. Something a little nicer than you can purchase with food stamps.

HCAN Report: How the Republicans Are Suppressing Obamacare Enrollment (Updated)

Ethan Rome | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics
Ethan Rome

Republicans have done everything they could think of to repeal, defund, undermine and otherwise disrupt Obamacare. But they've failed, and that's why they've turned to a last-ditch strategy to stop the law and take away the rights of millions of Americans to get the health care they need.

Stop the Anti-Obamacare Hypocrisy

Rep. Chris Van Hollen | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics
Rep. Chris Van Hollen

There are two questions Republicans in Congress don't want you to ask about Obamacare. First, if Obamcare is so bad, why does the Republican budget rely on major parts of Obamacare in order to balance? Second, if Obamacare will ruin us, why is the Republican plan for Medicare based on virtually the same model as Obamacare?

Opt Out-rage: On Why Republicans Make Me Sick But Don't Want Me to Have Health Care

Jarrett Hill | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics
Jarrett Hill

Obamacare is the problem we all need to be afraid of. But what about the idea of not being able to go to the doctor when we're sick, think we may be sick, or just want to get a checkup to avoid getting sick in the future?

How To End The Obamacare Debate

National Journal | Ronald Brownstein | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

Even amid the high-stakes maneuvering over Syria and the federal budget, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough has a calendar on his office door ...

Jennifer Bendery

Ted Cruz: Republicans Who Vote To Take Up Bill Defunding Obamacare Are Voting For Obamacare | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) got tangled up in his rhetoric on Sunday as he made the case that any Senate Republican who votes next week to t...