By Jennifer Popik, J.D., NRLC Federal Legislative Director In the latest blow to repealing and replacing Obamacare, Sen. Cassidy (R. La) acknowledged this afternoon that, “We made the decision since we don’t have the votes, we’re going to postpone it.” Senators John McCain (R. Ariz.), Susan Collins (R. ME), and Rand Paul (R. KY) all …Continue reading "Latest effort to Repeal Abortion-Expanding Obamacare Falls Short"
By Jennifer Popik, JD, Director, Federal Legislation National Right to Life Committee, the nationwide federation of state right-to-life organizations, supports legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare sponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Dean Heller (R-Nv.). Time is running short as Republicans have less than two weeks left to use their …Continue reading "National Right to Life Supports Graham-Cassidy-Heller Legislation"
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 of the Democrats ending the current attempt to move away from the abortion-expanding Obama Health Care law. The …Continue reading "Abortion-Expanding Obamacare to Remain Law for Now"
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 Murkowski (R-Alaska), joined with all Senate Democrats in voting against the motion to proceed. National Right to Life …Continue reading "National Right to Life applauds U.S. Senate vote to advance effort to overturn abortion-expanding 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 while all 50 Democrats along with Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) voted against. In dramatic fashion, …Continue reading "The Senate Votes to Begin Debate on Repealing Obamacare"
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 vote was 227-198. The Senate vote, which occurred early Thursday morning, was 51-48. Today’s House action took place …Continue reading "House joins Senate in taking 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 to speed through repeal of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare,” USA Today reported. Action in …Continue reading "Senate takes first step to repeal and replace Obamacare"
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 victory. As a result Trump has won 306 electoral votes to pro-abortion Hillary Clinton’s 232. Other very good …Continue reading "Articulate ObamaCare critic to head HHS, Democrats’ disarray more obvious by the day"
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 25 percent, more than triple the percentage increase of this year’s plans, according to new government figures.” The …Continue reading "Trump says “ObamaCare is just blowing up” as average cost of benchmark premium to rise by 25% in 2017"
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 on the comments Wednesday during World News Tonight, roughly two days after Clinton described the program as a …Continue reading "ABC Finally Notices Bill Clinton Slamming ObamaCare, Dismisses VP Debate"
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 Michigan on Monday You’ve got this crazy system where all of a sudden 25 million more people have …Continue reading "Former President Bill Clinton calls ObamaCare “craziest thing in the world,” while Hillary Clinton promotes even more government control of healthcare"
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 can they explain it away? Simple. By claiming that Bill Clinton has lost his political abilities. Such was …Continue reading "Esquire’s Charlie Pierce: Bill Clinton Lost His Political Chops with Obamacare Bashing"