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Repeal and Replace

Paul Ryan 'Encouraged' By Report That Says Millions Would Lose Insurance Under GOP Plan

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.13.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Monday that he is “encouraged” by an analysis from the Congressional Budget Office that found...

GOP's 'Act Of Mercy' Could Result In 24 Million People Losing Health Care

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.13.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― As they seek to replace Obamacare with a conservative alternative, Republicans are discovering that finding the right sales pitch on he...

A Half-Dozen GOP Senators Just Fired A Big Warning Shot On Obamacare Repeal

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 01.10.2017 | Politics

Anxiety about repealing Obamacare without a replacement got a lot more visible in the U.S. Senate on Monday evening, as a half-dozen Republican senato...

Republicans Anxious To Repeal and Replace Law of Gravity

Marty Rudoy | Posted 12.19.2016 | Comedy
Marty Rudoy

Washington DC: Goodyear Satire Co.-- The law of gravity is set for an extensive makeover after the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, 2017. ...

Republicans Argue Whether Obamacare Repeal-And-Delay Strategy Will Work

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 12.01.2016 | Politics

Republicans in Congress say they are united in their determination to repeal and replace Obamacare. But they appear to have different views over wheth...

Nancy Pelosi Mocks Paul Ryan's Obamacare Alternative Plan

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.09.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After six years of anticipation, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has finally unveiled what Republicans are calling their alternative to...

Six Years Of Phony GOP Promises About Replacing Obamacare In 87 Seconds

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.18.2016 | Politics

Republicans have shown they know how to repeal the Affordable Care Act by voting on it dozens of times. But when it comes to figuring out what they'd ...

Here's How Health Insurers Dream of Replacing Obamacare

Wendell Potter | Posted 04.11.2015 | Politics
Wendell Potter

The GOP plan would take us back to the days when insurers could sell junk policies, charge older folks more than they can today and calculate premiums based on a person's health status.

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...

Don't Worry, Republicans Are Still Working On A Plan To Replace Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics

If you've been holding your breath for the promised Republican alternative to the Affordable Care Act, you may be in for some bad news. Four years ...

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...

Friday Talking Points -- PBS, Citizen Koch, and Obama's Press Conference

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Love him or hate him, call him "patriot" or "traitor" -- it is now absolutely impossible to argue that Edward Snowden's leaks weren't effective, meaningful, and will actually cause the federal government to have a national conversation with its citizens about what it feels it is legally able to do.

Like Obama Was Never There

Rick Horowitz | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz


Friday Talking Points -- Obama Cares

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Republicans have had two years now to come up with a plan of their own. They haven't. Mitt Romney had a plan, and it's now called Obamacare. Mitt doesn't like to be reminded of this, but he doesn't seem to have any new plan that I've heard of.

Affordable Care Act Sheds Light on Romney's Hypocrisy

Jess Coleman | Posted 08.28.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

The Chief Justice made this ground-breaking moment in history what it should be -- a moral decision, instead of a strictly legal or political decision -- and for that, we are all winners.

Jason Linkins

As GOP Backs Away From 'Repeal And Replace,' Media Remains Largely Inattentive | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

Over at Daily Intel, Jonathan Chait notices that after many months of vowing to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, the GOP has applied Lean...

One Year Later, GOP Still Grapples With Healthcare Law Question

The Washington Post | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

More than a year after Republicans first pledged to "repeal and replace" President Obama’s new health-care law, the GOP is still struggling to answe...

Appeals Court Considers Virginia's Challenge to Health Law That Already Benefits Millions

Ethan Rome | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics
Ethan Rome

The Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., will hear arguments Tuesday on contradictory rulings by two Virginia federal judges on attempts to invalidate the new health care law's requirement that everyone who can afford private insurance must buy it.

Sam Stein

Health Care Repeal Is 'Dead,' Says Top Republican, Sights Turned To Repealing Individual Mandate | Sam Stein | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.), chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, acknowledged Thursday that Republican plans to repeal...

Steve King: GOP President Will Be Sworn In With A Pen In Hand In 2013

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Rep. Steve King vowed Saturday at an Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition fundraiser that a Republican will be sworn in as president on ...

It's time we REPEAL Senator Richard Burr!

Elaine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elaine Marshall

Senator Richard Burr is pandering to his right-wing conservative friends in Washington with the promise of repealing health care reform. On the campai...

The Real Repeal Deal

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

Forgive still another sports cliche, but oftentimes it's true that the "Best Defense is a Good Offense". As an example in a contract negotiation somet...