Category Archives: ObamaCare

Abortion-Expanding Obamacare to Remain Law for Now

By Jennifer Popik, J.D., NRLC Federal Legislative Director In the early hours of Friday morning, in a stunning blow, 3 Republican Senators, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), Sen. Murkowski (R-Ak), and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), joined with all

National Right to Life applauds U.S. Senate vote to advance effort to overturn abortion-expanding Obamacare

Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote to begin debate on repealing major provisions of Obamacare.

WASHINGTON – This afternoon, the U.S. Senate voted 51-50 to proceed to begin debating on repealing major provisions of Obamacare, with Vice President Mike Pence casting the tie-breaking vote. Two Republicans, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Lisa

The Senate Votes to Begin Debate on Repealing Obamacare

By Jennifer Popik, J.D. Federal Legislative Director This afternoon the Senate voted 51-50 in favor of a motion to proceed to begin debate on repealing major provisions of Obamacare. 50 Republicans voted in favor of the motion

House joins Senate in taking first step to repeal and replace Obamacare

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan

By Dave Andrusko Just one day after the Senate took a similar action, the House of Representatives today passed a budget resolution which established a framework for repealing and replacing the “Affordable Health Care Act”–Obamacare. The House

Senate takes first step to repeal and replace Obamacare

By Dave Andrusko After seven hours of debate, the Senate early this morning took the first step to repeal and replace Obamacare. “Senators voted 51-48 to approve a budget resolution that Republicans will use as a vehicle

Articulate ObamaCare critic to head HHS, Democrats’ disarray more obvious by the day

By Dave Andrusko On my way home from work last night I heard that it was now official: pro-life Donald Trump had won Michigan’s 16 electoral votes. On Monday the Board of State Canvassers certified Trump’s 10,704-vote

Trump says “ObamaCare is just blowing up” as average cost of benchmark premium to rise by 25% in 2017

By Dave Andrusko Referring to ObamaCare, the Washington Post (and numerous other outlets) are reporting, “Insurers are raising the 2017 premiums for a popular and significant group of health plans sold through HealthCare.gov by an average of

ABC Finally Notices Bill Clinton Slamming ObamaCare, Dismisses VP Debate

By Nicholas Fondacaro It seems to have taken a poor debate performance by Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine to finally get ABC to cover former President Bill Clinton’s critical remarks about ObamaCare. The network finally reported

Former President Bill Clinton calls ObamaCare “craziest thing in the world,” while Hillary Clinton promotes even more government control of healthcare

By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Former President Bill Clinton is turning heads after a surprise attack on the Obama Health Care law (Obamacare). Clinton told a crowd at a campaign rally in

Esquire’s Charlie Pierce: Bill Clinton Lost His Political Chops with Obamacare Bashing

Bill Clinton

By P.J. Gladnick Bill Clinton has told the truth. I repeat. Bill Clinton has told the truth. And in this case it was a truth about Obamacare which is sure to make liberals very uncomfortable. So how

NPR Takes Obamacare Poll, Avoids Result: More Feel Harmed Than Helped

By Tim Graham The Hill newspaper carried this headline on Monday: “Poll: Only 15 percent say they have benefited from ObamaCare.” Sarah Ferris reported: Just 15 percent of people say they have personally benefited from ObamaCare, although

Major Medicare penalty set to hit 2,600 U.S. hospitals – will disproportionately affect sickest patients

By Jennifer Popik, J.D., Powell Center for Medical Ethics When the Obama Health Care Plan became law in 2010, one of the first provisions that went into effect authorized the federal Department of Health and Human Services