All Posts Tagged With: "Obamacare"

President Trump Attempting To Repeal ACA Again

Approaching his 100th day in office without any action taken on Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act, President Donald Trump is back to pushing for a vote on a House bill that would roll back the law established in 2010. However, even as Republicans in the House and White House officials continue discussing possible changes […]

After Debate of 27 Hours, Second Committee Oks Repeal of Obamacare

Late Thursday a second committee in the House of Representatives approved the Obamacare repeal legislation from the Republican Party. President Donald Trump used deal making skills that helped him reach the White House to build the momentum behind the bill amidst a growing worry amongst prominent GOP members that fast tracking this measure might end […]

Bill Clinton Says Obamacare Is a Crazy Thing

Former President Bill Clinton this week criticized the signature policy reform of current President Barack Obama while campaigning for his wife Hillary, the Democratic Presidential nominee. Clinton ripped the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, for flooding the healthcare insurance market as well as causing premiums to increase for the middle class American, who […]

Senate Passes Bill for Budget That Repeals Obamacare

Late last week the U.S. Senate approved on a party line a budget bill repealing Obamacare and defunding Planned Parenthood. These are two priorities that are at the top of the list for Republicans who are in control of the chamber. As not to be outdone, the Democrats took over the debate in an attempt […]

Ohio Governor: Repeal Obamacare, but Not the Good Parts

On Monday, another political firestorm broke out when Ohio Governor John Kasich was quoted as saying the repeal of Obamacare would not happen. That view is nearly never heard, at least publicly, amongst the vast majority of Republicans, let alone those thinking about running for the presidency in 2016. Kasich however said his words were […]

Obama Says Suit by Boehner is Political Stunt

President Barack Obama has dismissed a proposed lawsuit by John Boehner the Speaker of the House targeting the delay of the healthcare law employer mandate as just a political stunt. Obama called the lawsuit a political stunt that would only waste months of time for Americans and taxpayer’s dollars. Obama blasted Republicans from the House […]

High Court Rules Against Obamacare

On Monday, the Supreme Court rule that companies that were closely held cannot be required to cover the payment of some types of employee contraceptives. The court ended the term with a narrow political and legal setback for a highly controversial part of the healthcare reform measure by President Obama. By a decision of 5-4, […]

David Jolly Defeats Alex Sink in Special Election

David Jolly a Republican narrowly won a special election in Florida, defeating Alex Sink a Democrat on Tuesday in a House race seen largely as a critical litmus test for ObamaCare. With close to 100% of Tuesday’s vote counted, Jolly won 48.5% of the vote to 46.7% for Sink. Lucas Overby a Libertarian had 4.8%. […]

Cruz Blames President Obama and Reid for Shutdown

Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz expressed no regrets regarding his role in the October government shutdown during an interview on national television. He in turn placed the blame for the shutdown of 16 days on the shoulders of President Obama, Senate Leader Harry Reid and other Democratic leaders. Texas’s freshmen senator said he thought it […]

Obama Hires Former Microsoft Executive to Fix Healthcare.gov

With President Obama’s approval ratings taking a beating like never before due to the White House administration’s bungled launch of Healthcare.gov, the president has hired Kurt DelBene a former executive with Microsoft. On the day Obama was to meet with different executives from a number of rivals of Microsoft, the White House administration announced the […]

Longtime Aide to Obama Leaving White House

At the end of December, one of the longest serving presidential advisers to President Barack Obama will be leaving the White House. Pete Rouse, who has worked for Obama since the President was a Senator in Illinois, is scheduled to leave as part of a White House administration shake up due to the problems with […]