I take Kevin Drum’s point in this post to be that the view that the Supreme Court is in general too inclined to overturn federal laws is hard to square with the view that it should have struck down Obamacare because of the individual mandate. Show More Summary
by The Stranger Subscribe to the podcast FOR FREE by clicking right here! After charging through the week’s big political news—Comey’s announcement, the Gorsuch hearings, a looming vote to repeal Obamacare—we dive into a fight over hillbillies. It...Show More Summary
Ryan is trying to prove the Republican Party can go from opposition to governing.
If not for Republican ineptitude, this would have been a glorious moment of schadenfreude. The post Lying Democrats Gather on Capitol Steps to Celebrate 7th Anniversary of Obamacare Disaster appeared first on RedState.
As House Republicans move toward a vote to roll back the Affordable Care Act, nearly every major organization representing patients and doctors now opposes the legislation. The American Cancer Society’s advocacy arm warned in a letter to lawmakers this week that the House bill threatens patients’...
Authored by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Thursday's vote on Speaker Ryan's wrong-headed plan to repeal and replace Obamacare involves far more than keeping faith with a crucial campaign pledge or the Donald's notion that it's...Show More Summary
One of the key proposals of the American Healthcare Act, the GOP leadership's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, is a massive spending cut to Medicaid, the government-run health program that provides insurance primarily to pregnant...Show More Summary
Members of the House Rules Committee debated 29 amendments to the Obamacare replacement bill on Wednesday, less than 24 hours before the bill is set for a vote on the … Click to Continue »
Progressive health care reform advocates plan to demonstrate in defense of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, holding protest events in Chicago and congressional districts across the country, as well as in Washington, D.C. The dayShow More Summary
Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski avoided a reporter’s question last week about whether she supports the new bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. The new American Health Care Act is causing tension among some Republicans. In addition to the health care changes, the bill also would prohibit states from using “direct spending” on “prohibited entities” […]
As the House prepares to vote on the GOP's proposed Obamacare replacement, the American Health Care Act, one Republican congressman is saying that he believes Obamacare is actually better.
Biden’s appearance on Capitol Hill is part of Democrats’ battle plan to fight a GOP bill to replace Obamacare.
Cuomo said the House health care plan if enacted would lead to massive state tax hikes or devastating service cuts.
Assuming Republicans get their way on Obamacare, these numbers show how terminal their already-shaky condition may be in the House.
The Bloomberg Dollar Index has given up almost three-quarters of the post-Trump-election gains - having tumbled for 5 days straight. However, with seemingly everything on the line in Thursday's Obamacare repeal vote, the USD index is...Show More Summary
It would seem that President Trump’s powers of persuasion are no force for a unified caucus who knows one of its prime reasons for being is to effectively repeal Obamacare. The House Freedom Caucus met with Trump at the White House on...Show More Summary
White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday projected confidence that the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare would pass a critical House vote. Spicer told reporters during a daily press briefing that there is no...Show More Summary
By CHARLES SILVER Say what you will about Obamacare—at least President Obama eventually took ownership of it. When it comes to the American Health Care Act, President Trump isn’t ready to do that. He’s discouraging people from calling it “Trumpcare.” Since Trump normally he puts his name on everything within reach—even the trash can liners
The bill does not go far enough to reduce premiums. The post With One Day Left, House Conservatives Still Reject The Obamacare Replacement Bill appeared first on RedState.
Fewer Americans would be insured—compared with Obamacare—if the new health care bill becomes law.