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GOP Governors Don't See Obamacare Going Away

AP | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medica...

GOP Senator Admits Obamacare Repeal Is A Thing Of The Past

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

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 | Politics

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

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

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 | Politics

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'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

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 | Politics

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

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

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

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

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

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business

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 | Politics
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

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

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 | Politics

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 | Politics

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 | Politics
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 | Politics

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 | Politics
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.

Jason Linkins

The 40 Attempts To Repeal Obamacare, Ranked

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

Presented without commentary: 40. The 33rd attempt. 39. The 27th attempt. 38. The 3rd attempt. 37. The 38th attempt. 36. The 31st attem...

Amanda Terkel

House GOP Votes To Repeal Obamacare For 40th Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In one of their final votes before heading home for a five-week summer recess, House Republicans voted on Friday to repeal Obamacare. It...

The GOP Is Now Against Tax Breaks -- If They Help the Middle Class Buy Health Care

Jason Sattler | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics
Jason Sattler

What if I told you about a $1.3 trillion disaster passed mostly under a contortion of the Senate rules known as "reconciliation" and signed into law by a new, untested president whose legitimacy was questioned by millions?

Amanda Terkel

The 40th Time's A Charm? House GOP To Attempt Repealing Obamacare. Again.

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans plan a 40th attempt at repealing Obamacare next week, with legislation that would block the Internal Revenue Service f...

Even as a Republican, I Embrace Obamacare

Matt Jones | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics
Matt Jones

Universal health care is a good thing and it will be popular; it is always popular. Even when is it over budget and poorly implemented, as it is in many countries, it remains popular. Why are we blind to this fact? I cannot comprehend our idiocy.

John Boehner's Do-Nothing Congress to Hold Another Pointless Vote to Repeal Obamacare

Ethan Rome | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics
Ethan Rome

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.

Obamacare Repeal Effort Suffers Huge FAIL

AP | Associated Press | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic-controlled Senate has rejected a Republican effort to attach the repeal of President Barack Obama's health care law to a ...

Chelsea Kiene

Ted Cruz: Defund Obamacare Or Risk Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz says that he is expecting a vote Wednesday on his amendment to defund Obamacare until economic growth is restored, adding ...