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Kathleen Sebelius Points Finger At Texas On Obamacare

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Political opposition in Texas to the federal health care overhaul hasn't helped enrollment numbers that lag behind expectations...

Perry Slams Obamacare 'Delays, Deceit And Debacle'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) slammed "the disastrous impacts of Obamacare in 2014" in an op-ed published Dec. 31 in the Dallas Morning News. "The dela...

Obama Offers Health Care Pep Talk In Texas

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

DALLAS — DALLAS (AP) — Beset by hard-to-keep promises and a massive website failure, President Barack Obama traveled to the heart of the "Obam...

Perry: Implementing Obamacare Is A 'Criminal Act'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

On the same day that 2.8 million people visited Healthcare.gov, the website to sign up for the new healthcare exchanges under Obamacare, Texas Gov. Ri...

Rick Perry: Government Shutdown Over Obamacare Is 'Nonsensical'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

Count Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) among Republicans who are not in favor of an Obamacare-government shutdown scenario. In an interview with Yahoo's "...

Obamacare Gets Allies Amid Red State Hostility

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

By David Morgan HOUSTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Behind the political battle lines on Obamacare, the three-story headquart...

Perry, O'Malley Spar In Obamacare Showdown

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) and Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) butted heads in a Wednesday Obamacare debate on the CNN show "Crossfire." O'Malley ...

John Celock

Dem Asks Rick Perry To Explain Obamacare Request

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

Missouri's secretary of state suggested to Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) that rather than luring businesses to Texas during his trip to Missouri next week...

Perry Seeks Obamacare Funding While Continuing Attack On Health Law

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), a longstanding Obamacare critic, is negotiating a $100 million health care deal with the Obama administration, Politico rep...

Perry Reportedly Considering Obamacare Deal

Politico | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

Gov. Rick Perry wants to kill Obamacare dead, but Texas health officials are in talks with the Obama administration about accepting an estimated $100 ...

Perry Reiterates Strong Opposition To Obamacare Provision

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics

By Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, April 1 (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday firmly reiterated that the state will not e...

Protesters To March On Texas State Capitol To Demand Medicaid Expansion

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.05.2013 | Business

More than 1,000 Texans plan to march on the Texas state capitol Tuesday hoping to change Rick Perry's mind about Medicaid. The protesters want the ...

Perry: 'Obamacare May Fail'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) expressed doubts about President Barack Obama's health care reform, saying he thinks it "may fail" in an interview with ...

Jeffrey Young

Patients Bill Of Rights: New Rules Spell Out Obamacare's Promises

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.21.2012 | Business

Health insurance consumers won't be discriminated against because of pre-existing conditions, can't be charged more because of gender and will be guar...

Perry Rejects Insurance Exchange Under Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

Rick Perry joined a growing list of Republican governors who have refused to go along with a key component of President Obama's health care law when h...

For GOP Governors, Turning Down Obamacare May Be Risky

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For Gov. Rick Perry, saying "no" to the federal health care law could also mean turning away up to 1.3 million Texans, nearly half ...

Hell Hath No Fury Like a Governor Scorned

Christina Pesoli | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Christina Pesoli

By refusing to expand Medicaid and establish a health insurance exchange as called for in the Affordable Care Act, Texas Governor Rick Perry is taking a position that harms millions of people -- people he is responsible for helping.

Perry Makes Problematic Move, Texas Can't Dodge Crisis

The Daily Beast | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

Joining the swelling chorus of Republican governors who say they’ll have nothing to do with Obamacare was Rick Perry on Monday, sending a letter ann...

Perry's Stand Against Obamacare Hurts Uninsured

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

Texas will not expand Medicaid or implement a state health exchange following the Supreme Court's upholding of the constitutionality of Obamacare, Gov...

Laura Bassett

Republicans Recycle Pro-Choice Language To Slam Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

For years, Democrats and progressive women's groups have characterized Republican attempts to limit access to abortion -- such as mandatory ultrasound...

Perry Slams Insurance Mandate While Texas Suffers From Coverage Crisis

Texas Tribune | Emily Ramshaw, Thanh Tan and Ryan Murphy | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

At campaign stops and in the three debates he's participated in so far, Republican presidential hopeful Gov. Rick Perry has made a sport out of bashin...

Top Ten Benefits of a Rick Perry Presidency

James Napoli | Posted 11.07.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

Maybe some of you are worried about what might happen if Rick Perry becomes president. Well, I found ten other ways of looking at that eventuality.

Rick Perry Wrestles With His Position On Health Care

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With the highest percentage of uninsured residents, Texas would be one of the biggest beneficiaries of President Barack Obama's hea...