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Health Care Law Faces Big Problems

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — There's a bit of a domino effect undercutting President Barack Obama's health care law. Enforcement of the overhaul's central mand...

Obamacare Struggles To Meet Make-Or-Break Deadline

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) - With time running out, U.S. officials are struggling to cope with the task of launchin...

Koch-Backed Group Hurls False Assumptions On Obamacare

FactCheck.org | Lori Robertson | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. An ad from a conservative advocacy group attacks the federal health care law by asking misl...

White House Taps Clinton Expert For Health Care Push

Reuters | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) - Amid questions about the future of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, the White House has hired a widely...

How Big Obamacare Decision May Hurt Dems

RealClearPolitics | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics

O-B-A-M-A-C-A-R-E, the president’s signature first-term legislative achievement, may spell another round of political trouble for many Democrats, wh...

Report Finds Obstacles Ahead For Obamacare Rollout

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There's no guarantee that President Barack Obama's health care law will launch smoothly and on time, congressional investigators say in ...

Poll: Most Americans Still Oppose Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

A CNN/ORC International poll released Monday finds that a majority of Americans still oppose the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's signatu...

ONE MORE TIME: House Votes Again To Repeal Obamacare

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One more time, with feeling! The Republican-led House voted yet again Thursday to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, knowi...

House GOP Just Can't Stop Trying And Failing To Repeal Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

You know how the saying goes: If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then try 35 more times. House Republicans were set to vote an impressi...

Dem Governor Will Expand Medicaid Coverage

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

By Caroline Humer May 9 (Reuters) - Kentucky Democratic Governor Steve Beshear said on Thursday he will expand Medicaid coverage under...

Another Gov Agrees To Expand Medicaid Program

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) announced his state would take part in a key element of President Barack Obama's health care plan to enroll mo...

Top Dem Fears 'Huge Train Wreck' For Obamacare

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A senior Democratic senator who helped write President Barack Obama's health care law stunned administration officials Wednesday, saying...

Obamacare Turns To New Tactic

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- How do you convince millions of average Americans that one of the most complex and controversial programs devised by government may actu...

Republicans Launch Secret Plan To Take Down Obama 'Monstrosity'

National Journal | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

A few minutes after the Supreme Court issued its landmark decision upholding President Obama’s health care law last summer, a senior adviser to Mitc...

Obama Faces Tall Order As He Seeks To Fulfill Huge Promise

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

-- The issue: Health care was the defining political battle of President Barack Obama's first term, and – after the economy_ it remains his mo...

Obamacare May Be Cure For Dem Headache

National Journal | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics

President Obama’s health care law—a killer issue in 2010 but an afterthought among voters in 2012—will face another round of attacks in 2014 as ...

GOP Congressman: Tie Obamacare Defunding To Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Some congressional Republicans just won't let go of repealing the Affordable Care Act. "If they want to fund the government, they've got to defund ...

States' Rights Bill Surge In GOP States After Obama Victory

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY -- One bill would make it a felony to enforce the new federal health care law, punishable by up to five years in prison. Another prohibi...

GOP Officials' Obamacare Plan Rejected

AP | LAURA TILLMAN | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney says federal officials have rejected the state's proposed health insurance exchange. ...

State's Groundbreaking Health Care Law Serves As Blueprint

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

BOSTON -- When Massachusetts adopted its landmark health care law in 2006, the goals were ambitious and the potential solutions complex. More than 90...

Court Rules Conservative Chain Must Cover Emergency Contraceptives

AP | TIM TALLEY | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — Hobby Lobby Stores asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to block part of the federal health care law that requires it to provi...

Brewer Faces 'Challenging' Decision As Options Narrow

East Valley Tribune | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

It's almost a case of starting over for Gov. Jan Brewer as she weighs whether to ask legislators to provide government-paid health coverage to hundred...

Chris Christie Vetoes Bill To Set Up Health Care Insurance Exchange

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

By Peter Rudegeair Dec 6 (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Thursday he vetoed a bill that would have created a he...

Obama Medicaid Expansion For Poor On The Brink

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's health care brinksmanship, with hundreds of billions of dollars and the well-being of millions of people at stake. President Barac...

Sam Stein

White House Says Obamacare Not On The Table In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics

The White House and congressional Democrats are balking at the idea, floated by House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday, that changes to the president...