Congressman Dan Lipinski voted against Obamacare, the DREAM Act, and gay rights. Now, a progressive challenger may get him voted out of office.
Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Three quick questions: When was the last time the government shut down, how long did it last, and which side won? Three quick answers: It was October 2013, largely over Republican efforts to defund Obamacare (it started a few days after Ted Cruz recited “Green Eggs and Ham” on the Senate floor). Show More Summary
After 8 years of his regulations, Obamacare, and a slow economy, Obama tries to take credit for Trumps Successful economy. Cartoon by A.F. Branco 2017. This post Oh No You Didn’t appeared first on AmmoLand.com.
Senator Heidi Heitkamp (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald) After Obamacare became law Democrats assured us that, as Americans became more familiar with the policy, it would become more popular. That didn’t really happen, mostly because the most visible impacts the law had on people were mostly negative. Show More Summary
(January 18, 2018 03:18 PM, by Scott Sumner) When the Supreme Court narrowly upheld the health insurance mandate part of Obamacare, John Roberts suggested that the penalty for not buying health insurance could be viewed as a tax. I'm not qualified to offer an opinion as to whether... (0 COMMENTS)
When it comes to Obamacare (i.e. the Affordable Care Act, or ACA), Democrats and Republicans haven’t found much to agree upon. That’s why it was particularly notable when bipartisan consensus... The post Congress Sees The Importance Of Addressing ACA Taxes Now, Not Later appeared first on Shopfloor.
Republicans are asserting that the Medicaid expansion, funded by President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, is responsible for the American opioid epidemic. Republican Senator Ron Johnson, chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, held a hearing Wednesday morning on...
Republicans are arguing that Medicaid expansion led to the opioid epidemic even though it began years before the expansion did.
IT’S ALMOST AS THOUGH PEOPLE DON’T WANT TO BUY THINGS THEY DON’T WANT TO BUY: After Four Years of Obamacare Implementation, Uninsured Rate Hits 12.2%. “Uninsured rate highest for Americans ages 26 to 34 at 20.1 percent.”
The speaker hopes to woo Democrats with new funding for children’s health care — and conservatives, with cuts to Obamacare taxes.
Congress must pass a funding bill by the end of January 19 to avoid a government shutdown. Lawmakers may include changes to three major Obamacare taxes in the bill. Congress is attempting to avoid a government shutdown by the end ofShow More Summary
In an essay for the Guardian, Jen Sinconis pens a sort of love letter to two ObamaCare tenets: a ban on lifetime limits on most benefits and on denying people insurance due to pre-existing conditions. Sinconis had access to neither when she had her twin boys 11 years ago. The...
Trump didn’t repeal Obamacare — but he did help engineer the first increase in America’s uninsured rate since that law took effect.
Employees at Serco Corporation in Wentzville, Missouri, outside of St. Louis, told reporters in May 2014 they were being paid to do nothing. The company was paid by the government to process paper applications of those signing up for Obamacare. Show More Summary
"Centene misrepresents the number, location and existence of purported providers..." The post Obamacare insurer Centene sued for offering ‘largely fictitious’ provider networks appeared first on Hot Air.
By STEVEN FINDLAY The demise of the ACA individual mandate, along with Trump’s and Republicans’ efforts to repeal Obamacare in 2017, will trigger in election year 2018 a new phase of the long-running, bitter battle over the fate of ACA, the insurance marketplaces, and the direction of health reform in general. Surprisingly, the Democrats appear
An early Trump administration plan to dismantle Obamacare via executive action was released Wednesday. The list was designed to show conservative members of the Republican conference how the Trump administration would take apart theShow More Summary
Politico: “Early last year as an Obamacare repeal bill was flailing in the House, top Trump administration officials showed select House conservatives a secret road map of how they planned to gut the health law using executive authority. The March [...]
They might skip passing a budget this year, which means no reconciliation, and no passing major legislation without Democrats.