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Illinois "Save Our Healthcare" Rally Attracts Overflow Crowds

Jessica Gimeno | Posted 01.20.2017 | Home
Jessica Gimeno

On January 15, 2017, despite the chilly Chicago winds, over a thousand Illinoisans gathered at a "Save Our Healthcare" Rally at the SEIU (Service Empl...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Vote To Hide Costs Of Repealing Obamacare In Budget | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.20.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Republicans on the Senate Budget Committee voted Thursday to shield attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act from objections that it w...

Another Failure of All-or-Nothingism

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.04.2015 | Home
Chris Weigant

For the last three months, we've all been watching the Kabuki drama play out, but the ultimate outcome was never really much in doubt. Like a badly-written detective drama where the audience spots the killer in the opening act, almost everyone knew the Tea Partiers were going to lose this battle.

The High Cost of Free Checkups

Al Lewis | Posted 04.15.2015 | Home
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 | Home

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

Congress Is Up to Something

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.10.2015 | Home
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Diana Zuckerman, PhD, National Center for Health Research If you think health insurance should be affordable and you didn't get a 65...

What Obama Should Say Now

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.12.2015 | Home
Chris Weigant

Obama needs to strongly show that no election instantly changes what the two parties believe, and that all this talk of waving red flags cuts both ways.

John Boehner, Mitch McConnell Pledge Renewed Commitment To Obamacare Repeal

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.06.2014 | Home

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

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

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...

GOP Senator Admits Obamacare Repeal Is A Thing Of The Past

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.10.2014 | Home

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...

Ted Cruz Continues His Push To Repeal 'Every Bloody Word' Of Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.29.2014 | Home

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is encouraging fellow Obamacare opponents to take their sentiments to the campaign trail. Cruz said Tuesday the upcoming m...

Amanda Terkel

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

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

GOP Congressman: Not 'Responsible' To Let Obamacare Fail

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.26.2013 | Home

A Republican congressman running for the U.S. Senate in Georgia broke with many members of his party on Monday and said it was irresponsible to just l...

Jason Linkins

Raul Labrador Castigates Media: 'We Have Never Asked For A Full Repeal Of Obamacare' | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.16.2013 | Home

Earlier Wednesday, at a monthly meeting of conservative House Republicans and reporters in the Rayburn House Office Building, Rep. Raul Labrador (R-Id...

House Republican Says Attempt To Defund Obamacare A Mistake

The Huffington Post | Jared Gilmour | Posted 10.16.2013 | Home

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) said Wednesday that the Republican Party erred in holding up funding for the federal government over defunding Obamacare, and...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Republicans Forget Obamacare Is Now Law | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.01.2013 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Obamacare is now the law of the land, and has been since President Barack Obama signed the bill into law on March 23, 2010. But if you l...

Amanda Terkel

GOP's Least Favorite Projects Will Keep Running During Government Shutdown | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.28.2013 | Home

WASHINGTON -- If Congress can't pass legislation to keep the government funded by Monday at midnight, the Smithsonian museums will close, the Centers ...

Jeffrey Young

Utterly Crucial Fact About Obamacare Unknown To Most People | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.29.2013 | Home

Shortly before the debut of the biggest element of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, nearly two-thirds of Americans -- and almost three...

Love Thy Economy as Thyself

Anat Shenker-Osorio | Posted 11.27.2013 | Home
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.

Dave Jamieson

Ted Cruz 'Not Convinced' Obama Wouldn't Defund Obamacare | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.26.2013 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said Sunday that he is "not convinced" that President Barack Obama wouldn't defund his own signature health care...

GOP Lawmakers Meet Weekly To Plot Obamacare's Downfall

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.23.2013 | Home

Rest assured, Obamacare opponents: A group of Republican lawmakers meets every week to figure out how to get rid of President Barack Obama's signature...

GOP Lawmaker Wants To Defund Obamacare, But Keep The Good Parts

The Huffington Post | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 08.09.2013 | Home

Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) thinks that Obamacare should be defunded -- except for the measures he approves, like letting young adults stay on their pa...

There's A-gonna Be a Shootout (in the Obamacare Corral)!

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.07.2013 | Home
Chris Weigant

Millions of Americans are going to be downright shocked when Obamacare is fully implemented and nothing changes for them. Millions of other Americans will also be pleasantly surprised that things have gotten better for their own health care choices.

GOP Rep Comes Out Against Government Shutdown Over Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 08.07.2013 | Home

At a town hall in his home district Monday, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) told constituents he would not support a proposal to shut down the governme...

Friday Talking Points -- Congress Slinks Out Of Town

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.02.2013 | Home
Chris Weigant

It was a busy week in Washington, since all the congresscritters were eager to get out of town for their not-so-well-earned five weeks of vacation. It'll take awhile for the dust to settle, so let's take a look at some of what's been happening while it does.