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Obamacare Could Be Liability For Vulnerable House Democrats

AP | By MICHAEL J. MISHAK | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rep. Patrick Murphy had been a cautious defender of President Barack Obama's health care law for much of the last year,...

GOP Uses Obamacare Delay As Latest Reason To Push Repeal

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans seized upon the administration's abrupt delay of the employer mandate in the health care law as fresh evidence that Presiden...

Michael McAuliff

Obama Campaign Reclaims 'Obamacare' With Merchandise Line | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans have kept up a constant barrage against "Obamacare" this week, but President Barack Obama's campaign has quietly been runnin...

Michael McAuliff

McConnell: Where's Health Law Birthday Cake, Mr. President? | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mitch McConnell mocked the health care reform law and the president on Friday, suggesting that if it had been as good as Democrats ...

Letter to Ann Romney: Just What Are You "Taking Back"?

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

There was something about that expression, "taking the country back," that you have been using on the campaign trail, something that makes me more than a bit uneasy about the future if your husband should win the coming presidential election.

Holiday Gifts From Health Reform

Linda Bergthold | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

A recent poll found that the American public still doesn't know what is in the health reform law and what is not. Here's the list of health reform "gifts" available this year.

"Repeal This Monstrosity"? No, Health Reform Will Survive

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

Despite promises from Republicans to repeal the health care reform law, they can't do it. Even if the Senate agreed with the House and passed a repeal bill, President Obama would veto it. But what about death by a thousand cuts?

Illinois GOP Tries To File Suit Against Health Reform, Madigan Says No Way

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Falling in line with several states, Illinois Republicans have teamed up to try and stop the health care reform bill signed by President Obama on Tues...

Democrats, Republicans Still Can't Agree On Remedy For Ailing Health Care System | Dan Balz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the aftermath of President Obama's White House health-care summit, it's clear that both sides are certain they are right on substance. Where they d...

Health Care Study: Lack Of Insurance Has Led To 17,000 Child Deaths

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lack of adequate health care may have contributed to the deaths of some 17,000 US children over the past two decades, according to a study released by...

By Revealing Their True Colors, Insurers Eliminate Any Reason to Compromise With Them

Stephen M. Davidson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen M. Davidson

The insurers have demonstrated that there is no reason any more to cultivate their support. That being the case, Congress has a new chance to do the job right.

David Corn: Obama Still Playing It Cool

PoliticsDaily | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Throughout the tussle over health care reform, there's been a question about President Obama's leadership style. Has he been too passive? Did he misca...

Harry Reid: Health Care Bill May Not Be Finished This Year

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a blow to the White House, the Senate's top Democrat signaled Tuesday that Congress may fail to meet a year-end deadline for pas...

Michele Bachmann Could Use a Good Sex Clinic

Beth Armogida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Beth Armogida

The Republican representative from Minnesota is so infatuated with the subject of sex clinics, she can't stop talking about them.

The Nobel Peace Prize Decision: Bringing Out the Worst ... and the Best

Lanny Davis | Posted 10.16.2009 | Politics
Lanny Davis

In such a dangerous world, isn't it time for everyone to apply once again the historic American tradition that politics should end at the water's edge?

Senate Dems Look To Obama To Move Health Care Votes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For many months, advocates of health care reform have implored President Obama to outline in greater detail the provisions he's prepared to push and d...

Health Care Ad Wars: More Than $57 Million Spent In Last 6 Months | KATHARINE Q. SEELYE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By the time President Obama left Montana on Saturday, the Bozeman media market had been saturated with an advertisement opposing his health care plan ...