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House Dems Blast Anti-Obamacare Tactics: 'Don't We Have Anything Better To Do?'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso & Adriana Usero | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

A trio of Democratic congressmen blasted their Republican colleagues on Monday for reviving attacks against the Affordable Care Act. The House Ener...

House GOP Conflicted On Alternative To Obamacare

AP | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

BY ERICA WERNER, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are united as ever in their election-year opposition to "Obamacare," but th...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House GOP's Anti-Obamacare Message Doesn't Always Come Through On Members' Websites | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In public, House Republicans show few to no cracks in their anti-Obamacare platform. They say they want the law repealed and -- if they ...

Republicans To Push Anti-Obamacare Message In U.S. Senate Hearings

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, May 1 (Reuters) - Republicans are relishing the chance to use confirmation hearings for Sylvia Mathews Bur...

Republicans Aren't Moving On From Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

The Republican National Committee sent a message to President Barack Obama Friday: the GOP is not moving on from Obamacare. The Republicans' messag...

Republicans Seek Coverage Choices In Health Law They Hate

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama's health la...

GOTCHA! GOP Opposition To Obamacare Was Just A 4-Year Prank!

Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy

With Obamacare celebrating 7 million signups, there's really only one thing for Republicans who have opposed it all along to do: finally admit that it...

GOP Campaign To Derail Obamacare Fails

New York Magazine | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

The news that the insurance exchanges in Obamacare have exceeded their original enrollment projections — the projections made before the bungled we...

A Tale of Two Siblings, the ACA, and the Supreme Court

Drew Altman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Drew Altman, Ph.D.

There is a part of the Affordable Care Act that is not at all working as originally envisioned, because the Supreme Court dramatically altered the structure of the law when it ruled that the expansion of Medicaid should be voluntary for states.

GOP Hits Hard On Obamacare After House Election

AP | By DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans attacked Obamacare with new ferocity but sometimes questionable veracity Thursday, energized by a campai...

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...

The Salesman

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Sam Stein

House Republicans Have 'No Plans' To Shut Down The Government Over Obamacare Again | Sam Stein | Posted 12.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If the U.S. government shuts down again in mid-January, it won't be because House Republicans are demanding the repeal of the president'...

The New York Times Uncovers Conservative Attacks and Then Prints One; Both Are on the Front Page

George Lakoff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
George Lakoff

The NY Times has many virtues and some important flaws. Both were evident on the paper's front page this week and there is a lot to be learned by what did and did not appear there.

Obamacare Dividing GOP Governors

The New York Times | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Republicans are planning to use the troubled health law against Democrats in next year’s midterm elections, but the Affordable...

GOP Looks To Exploit Obamacare Problems For 2014 Elections

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his West Virginia district, the TV ads attacking Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall over the calamitous startup of President Barack Ob...

Republicans Going After Obamacare's Flawed Launch

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - After a bruising defeat over Obamacare in the government shutdown, Repu...

Ted Cruz: Some Republicans Want To 'Inflict Harm On American People'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) offered some harsh words for his Republican colleagues not actively trying to gut the Affordable Care Act. He explained tha...

Steve King Votes To 'Keep This Thing Going'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) discussed his decision to vote against a bill to reopen the government with CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Wednesday night, sayin...

Democracy in America? It Would Be a Good Idea

Pierre Guerlain | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Pierre Guerlain

The professor of democracy should take lessons from others and buy a looking glass to realize how pathetic its exceptionalism is in the eyes of others.

Taking the 'Simple' Out of 'Simple One Year Extension' for the ACA

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rev. Susan Russell

There is nothing simple about the journey to make health care available to all. And there is certainly nothing simple about forgetting that behind every single statistic there is a beloved child of God deserving of healing and hope.

Sam Stein

McCain On GOP's Latest Obamacare Reform Push: 'I Feel Terrible' | Sam Stein | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the latest round of the government shutdown showdown, several congressional Republicans are pursuing a policy that they either privat...

Can't Stop Now

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

We've observed misinformation and fear mongering against the president's Affordable Care Act, also referred to as 'Obamacare'. But guess what, it's going into effect tomorrow.

This Creepy Ad Can Kill You

Marty Kaplan | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

The Kochs' sabotage is shrewder than defunding Obamacare because it goes to the whole basis for the Affordable Care Act's plan to cover the uninsured: the creation of a risk pool that includes the young and healthy as well as the not young and not immortal.

Tomorrow Is D-Day for Health Insurers: The Beginning of Disintermediation

Wendell Potter | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Wendell Potter

I've often said that the Affordable Care Act is the end of the beginning of reform. Starting tomorrow, October 1, 2014, that law will signify the beginning of the end of the health insurance industry as we know it.