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Repeal and Replace

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

House GOP Challenging Obama Health Care Law

AP | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders are drafting a bill to replace President Barack Obama's health care overhaul if the Supreme Court strikes it do...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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
TylerKingkade

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 some...