Late yesterday, here at the PP Bunker, we received a flood of press releases with various flavors of righteous indignation on the ongoing fight to repeal the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). Said releases appear after the fold, in alphabetical order, just to be fair. From Rep. John Barrow: For Immediate Release: May 16, 2013 [...]
As soon as I saw that ABC story, I wondered: “Is that the office that will send be sending the crippling HHS abortion-drug, contraception, sterilization bills?” (Yes – Of course I’d think that.) What confidence that would inspire. Much...Show More Summary
As promised, the U.S. House of Representatives voted, once again, to repeal the Affordable Care Act, with a bill passing late yesterday, 229 to 195. Now that House Republicans have held this vote 37 times, is it safe to assume they've sufficiently scratched this itch? Perhaps no …
The first Congressional hearing on the IRS scandal happens today. How the IRS' director of implementing the Affordable Care Act may be implicated. The President will unveil a new policy streamlining permits for infrastructure projects. The NRA declares victory in a race against a …
For employers with low-wage workers, a way around higher costs By now, you surely know about the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate, which requires companies with 50 or more full-time employees to provide affordable health benefits or else face penalties. Show More Summary
By Tim Price, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to receive the Daily Digest via e-mail. Four Better Ways to Spend the $55 Million Wasted on Votes to Repeal the Affordable Care Act (Think Progress) House Republicans will...Show More Summary
(CNN) – Republicans using the Internal Revenue Service scandal to slam health care reform have a new twist in their argument. Sarah Hall Ingram, who heads the implementation of the Affordable Care Act at the IRS, formerly led the agency's tax exempt/government entities division, the same division that's now taking heat for targeting conservative groups […]
For the 37th time, GOP lawmakers in the House have cast a symbolic vote to defund the Affordable Care Act.
More than three years ago, Congress passed the Affordable Care Act and President Obama signed it into law. Last year, the Supreme Court upheld it....
Republicans are promoting their 37th attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act — otherwise known as "Obamacare" — with the Twitter hashtag #ObamacareInThreeWords. Democrats all the way up to the White House took the hashtag and spunShow More Summary
Coinciding with the House's vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) promoted a hashtag on Twitter that stirred up partisan emotions on both sides of the aisle. Issa's hashtag — #ObamacareInThreeWords — encouraged snark on both sides of the aisle. Show More Summary
MAXIMUS to Discuss the Organizational Challenges of Implementing the Affordable Care Act RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MAXIMUS ( NYS: MMS ), a leading provider of government services worldwide, announced that Bruce Caswell, President...Show More Summary
By The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta: By Mike Bryan, vice president and senior economist; Brent Meyer, economist; and Nicholas Parker, senior economic research analyst, all in the Atlanta Fed’s research department The Atlanta Fed’s May survey of businesses showed little overall concern about near-term inflation. Show More Summary
Not satisfied by by merely being outraged over the IRS targeting Tea Party groups, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) is now using that scandal to try to bring down President Obama's Affordable Care Act. During a rally in Washington Thursday...Show More Summary
The moment President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act three years ago, health insurers began intense lobbying at the federal, state and even municipal levels...
This evening, the House of Representatives will vote, once again, to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act—otherwise known as Obamacare. The House has already voted more than 30 times to repeal the health law, but isShow More Summary
Washington (CNN) - Here they go again. House Republicans are expected to vote Thursday to repeal President Obama's 2010 health care law. This will be the third time the House has voted to overturn the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, since the GOP took over the chamber in January of 2011. And House […]
House Republicans are gearing up on Thursday to hold at least their 37th vote on repealing at least part the Affordable Care Act, which will soon be implemented across the country. Like the past three-dozen or so votes, this one has been viewed with skepticism toward the House Republicans. Show More Summary
The House of Representatives will take its 37th vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act — or it might be the 38th. With more than three dozen votes cast, it’s difficult to keep track. It’s easy to write off these votes … Continue reading ?
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was asked yesterday about House Republicans, once again, voting to repeal the Affordable Care Act, even though House Republicans realize this is pointless.