Last Thursday, the House of Representatives for the 257,000th time voted to repeal Obamacare. Once more, it was a meaningless resolution. The agency they should be abolishing is the Internal Revenue Service.
On Friday's PoliticsNation on MSNBC, host Al Sharpton lambasted House Republicans for repeatedly voting to repeal ObamaCare, calling it a "scandal" and an "outrage," as he seemed to cite a discredited study from 2009 claiming that 45,000 people a year die because they lack health insurance. Sharpton began the segment: read more
During a brief on-camera conversation last week, Rep. Mark Amodei (R-NV) suggested he'd be willing to give up his own congressional healthcare after voting to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the president's health care law that has often been compared to the program provided to federal workers.
One congressman is so vehemently opposed to Obamacare that he’s willing to sacrifice his own health insurance in order to make a point. Rep. Mark Amodei (R-NV), who entered Congress in 2011, was asked last week prior to the House’s vote to repeal Obamacare whether he would be giving up his own government-sponsored health insurance. [...]
Bill Maher and Michael Moore both tore into Republicans over the GOP-led House voting for the 37th time to repeal Obamacare. Maher rolled his eyes and argued that "at some point, obstruction becomes... treason." Moore agreed, going so...Show More Summary
Click here to view this media [h/t David] With Michele "Crazy Eyes" Bachmann leading the charge, freshmen Republican tea party whiners got their opportunity to register that all-important vote to repeal Obamacare yet again. Because 2014 was so much like 2010, right? The real news here is the narrowing margin. Show More Summary
It's often said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing again over and over and expecting different results. Some people probably thought of this line after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal ObamacareShow More Summary
The House's vote to fully repeal Obamacare will likely go nowhere. But some investors have reason to pull for repeal of at least two health reform provisions.
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House Republicans voted Thursday to repeal ObamaCare — for the 37th time. But this vote was slightly different, with the GOP framing the legislation as a means to prevent the Internal Revenue Service from interfering in private health decisions. Show More Summary
The House voted on a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, yesterday, and the Twittersphere noticed, with uncommonly long hashtag #ObamaCareInThreeWords trending through last night. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) kicked...Show More Summary
The House of Representatives has voted to repeal Obamacare — for the 37th time. The repeal vote was held on Thursday afternoon and signaled a possible growing trend of the GOP to voice their opinion on the law, called the Affordable Care Act, which passed in 2010. The House held a successful vote to repeal [...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law on Thursday in a symbolic move aimed as much at healing internal Republican rifts as demonstrating dogged part...
The House of Representatives today voted for the third time since 2011 to repeal the Obamacare law that presents abortion funding and rationing concerns for pro-life advocates. “Only two Democrats voted with Republicans in the party-line 229-195 vote, and no Republicans voted against repeal,” the Hill reports. “This is the 37th time the House GOP [...]
In what has become an annual tradition, the Republican-led House of Representatives on Thursday voted again to fully repeal the federal health care law passed by Democrats and signed by President Barack Obama in 2010. The House first voted for full repeal in January 2011 when Republicans took control of the chamber, and again in [...]
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
Today, House Republicans are voting to repeal Obamacare for the 37th time. But there’s actually something new about today’s repeal vote. Republicans believe they have a new weapon to use against Obamacare they didn’t have before: The IRS scandal. Republican … Continue reading ?
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
The House Republican caucus will will interrupt its regular Thursday lunch of paint chips and library paste to vote for the 37th time to repeal Obamacare.
New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters let the Republicans in Congress know he was tired of their silly and "waste of time" attempts to repeal Obamacare in Wednesday's "House to Vote Yet Again On Health Care Repeal." (Peters was last seen helping Chuck Hagel, Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense, limp across the confirmation finish line.) He wrote on Wednesday: read more