Speaker Boehner said it himself -- the vote to repeal Obamacare is not about health care, it's about politics. It's also another day wasted doing nothing instead of something for our nation's seniors and for the middle class and those working their way into it.
I've been reminded of how important it is to remember the personal stories at this point in the election season. Talking heads will pontificate about who won what debate and what poll is really accurate. But there are real consequences to this election.
Here's the blueprint for how the states can reject three central pillars of Obamacare and set the stage for replacing it, if Mitt Romney takes the White House and the GOP takes the Senate this November.
As we wait on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, I find myself focusing on the meaning of full repeal to a limited but growing part of U.S. health care: integrative medicine.
Life expectancy is perhaps the most important measure of health. It is readily comparable across countries and asks the most fundamental question concerning health: how long can the typical person expect to live?
In their brief time under the leadership of Speaker John Boehner, the Republicans have voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act, defund it and eliminate all funding for life-saving health care services for women. That's hardly "soft."