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GOP Obamacare Opposition Has Congress Veering Toward Gridlock

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Implacable Republican opposition to Obamacare has Congress once more veering closer to gridlock. In the House, more than 50 conser...

Why The Plot To Kill Obamacare Still Drives Republicans To Madness

New York Magazine | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

The Republican party has voted unanimously against establishing the Affordable Care Act in the Senate and then in the House of Representatives, then v...

The Old Extreme GOP vs. the New Extreme GOP: Whoever Wins, We Lose.

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The Republicans on the Hill are in absolute disarray, despite the leadership's genuflections to the radical right. It's amateur hour up there.

Reid Sends Boehner Stern Message On Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

When it comes to the GOP's efforts to defund Obamacare, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) appears to have let his thoughts be known directly ...

GOP Infighting Invites National Disaster

Salon | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

Anti-Obamacare dead-enders have reached the phase of their campaign to destroy the Affordable Care Act where they’re inviting mockery and derision f...

GOP Leaders Seek To Prevent Split On Obamacare

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

* In call with Republicans, speaker recalls backlash from 1990s shutdown * Republicans deeply divided on strategy to stop or weaken h...

State Resistance To Obamacare Has Deep Roots

Stateline | Michael Ollove | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Former GOP Staffer Embraces Obamacare After Health Struggles

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

Clint Murphy, a 38-year-old former GOP staffer, offered a surprising message to his conservative peers last week, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution re...

Gingrich To Republicans: Move On!

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

By Scott Malone BOSTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Former U.S. House speaker Newt Gingrich told a meeting of the Republican National Committee...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama: Republicans' 'Unifying Principle' Is Denying Health Care To 30 Million People

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday slammed Republicans for their continuing push to repeal his signature health care law, asking why the p...

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...

Romney Loss Prompts GOP Advice To Moderate, But Some In GOP Refuse

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — After Mitt Romney's 2012 loss, many senior Republicans concluded the party must moderate its image on issues such as immigration an...

Obama Official Challenges GOP Health Care Attacks

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

* Tavenner says business impacts are "isolated incidents" * Republicans call her out of touch with public concern By Dav...

Republicans Ready Obamacare Challenge With Eye On 2014

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) - With the Obama administration poised for a huge public education campaign on healthca...

Jason Linkins

Mike Lee Is Starting Up A Posse To Shut Down The Government Because Obamacare, Natch

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

Oh, man, looks like the Senate has got a total badass on their hands! Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) has told The Blaze that he has leveraged his considerable...

Republicans Are Doing Obamacare All Wrong

Bloomberg View | The Editors | Posted 07.12.2013 | Business

BLOOMBERG VIEW Republicans have responded to the delay of an important component of President Barack Obama’s health-care reform by escalating the...

The GOP's Endless War on Obamacare, and the White House Delay

Robert Reich | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Robert Reich

The official reason given for delaying the Affordable Care Act's mandate that employers provide insurance coverage or face fines, is that employers need more time to implement it. The unofficial reason has more to do with the GOP's incessant efforts to bulldoze the law.

Republicans' Obamacare Narrative Poses Risks

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — If Republicans were writing a movie script for next year's congressional elections, the working title might be "2014: Apocalypse of...

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...

On Health Care, Conservatives Protest Too Much

Drew Altman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics
Drew Altman, Ph.D.

Out in the real world of health insurance, beneath the politicized debate about Obamacare, the vision of health insurance that conservatives have always championed -- high deductible plans that give consumers lots of "skin in the game" -- is steadily prevailing in the marketplace.

Amanda Terkel

House Democrats: GOP Stance On Obamacare Is 'Height Of Hypocrisy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Dozens of the House Republicans who voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday have young adult children who are eligible to s...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmakers Divided On Keeping Obamacare's Young Adult Insurance Provision

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Erin Mershon, Greg Rosalsky, Cole Stangler, Nate Willis and Jeffrey Young contributed reporting. WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans may not ha...

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...