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With sign-ups for private insurance nearing 7 million on the final day of open enrollment for Obamacare, Republicans are once again trying ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Mar 31, 2014 at 01:17 PM PDT with 189 Recommends
Senator Richard Burr is pandering to his right-wing conservative friends in Washington with the promise of repealing health care reform. On the campaign trail, he is pledging to allow health ...
by Elaine Marshall
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Apr 06, 2010 at 07:15 AM PDT with 95 Recommends
This week, the GOP-controlled House of Representatives voted for the 33rd time in 18 months to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But even if that act of political theater is over for now, ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 93 comments on Sun Jul 15, 2012 at 02:00 PM PDT with 69 Recommends
Mitch McConnell has an Obamacare problem. Make that 410,000 problems. Because that's how many of his constituents obtained health insurance through his state'...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 05:01 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
The year 2010 was huge for Republicans, and not just because of their overwhelming triumph in the midterm elections. Five years ago, the GOP made two very big promises to the American people. On ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 03:00 PM PST with 42 Recommends
Within days of the passage of President Obama's signature Affordable Care Act in March 2010, Senate Minority Mitch McConnell declared, "I think [our] slogan will be 'repeal and replace', 'repeal and ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 54 comments on Thu Jun 28, 2012 at 10:34 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
Here's one of the reasons congressional Republicans are in such a mess over what to do about replacing Obamacare if the Supreme Court decides to strike the law down: The extremist groups pulling ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 88 comments on Tue May 29, 2012 at 08:17 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
With the ink from President Obama's signature ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Aug 14, 2013 at 03:31 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Big insurance lets Mitch McConnell and John Boehner off the hook. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Congressional Republicans have been all over the ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 90 comments on Mon Jun 18, 2012 at 08:39 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
The GOP health care reform plan. For two years, all we've heard from the Republican 2010 campaign promise of "repeal and replace" of Obamacare is repeal. And repeal. And repeal. Twenty-seven repeal ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Apr 23, 2012 at 05:01 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
The GOP health care reform plan. Well, look at this. The New York Times notices something that we lefty bloggers have been talking about for quite awhile: that "repeal and replace" mantra the ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 68 comments on Wed Apr 04, 2012 at 09:02 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
(Caricature by DonkeyHotey ) The fight over the "replace" part of "repeal and replace" in the Republican Party is now very public.
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri May 18, 2012 at 08:26 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Eric Cantor with House Republican leadership, no jobs here. Where are the jobs? Not in Majority Leader Eric Cantor'...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue May 29, 2012 at 10:39 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
"Death panels" are back. Just in time for Congress' August recess, conservatives are resurrecting Politifact's 2009 Lie of the Year to once again rile up right-wing rage. But while the GOP lie ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Aug 13, 2013 at 12:59 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Beware Rep. Paul Ryan's "vision." (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Republican wonder boy Rep. Paul Ryan, the guy who has a detailed plan to end Medicare, says ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 78 comments on Thu May 17, 2012 at 10:04 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
No insurance for you! That not-really-a-plan Obamacare replacement ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 11:08 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Sen. Roy Blunt, a very confused man. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) How confused are the Republicans in their plan, or lack thereof, to do something about health care reform ? Very. Check this out: ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri May 25, 2012 at 01:37 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
For conservative free-market ideologues, April has been the cruelest month, indeed. In a perfect storm washing over Republican foes of government regulation, the last several days alone featured ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 11:26 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
The GOP health care reform plan. The off-again, on-again promise from congressional Republicans to replace Obamacare after repeal (or the Supreme Court strikes it down) seems to ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 46 comments on Thu May 10, 2012 at 09:31 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Emboldened by their midterm victories, the GOP and its amen corner have stepped up their war against the Affordable Care Act. Yesterday, Senate Minority ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Nov 10, 2010 at 11:33 AM PST with 22 Recommends