Tag Archives: Obamacare

Senate GOP Opens Health Care Debate. Now What?

Mitch McConnell gets a win, and the Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare will be debated in the Senate.

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Republican Health Care Bills Defy the Party’s Own Ideology

The health care bill proposed by Senate Republicans was little better than the House version, which begs an important question: Who's driving health care law – a free market, or insurance companies?

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Obamacare Victory Shows Failure of Scalia’s Conservative Revolution

Justice Scalia once again failed to win over either Justice Kennedy or Chief Justice Roberts, revealing he is losing the war over the Supreme Court's heart.

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Obama Wants to Preserve Net Neutrality

President Obama has called keeping the Internet free and open for everyone by preserving net neutrality. The message comes just days after news leaked that the FCC was planning on reclassifying the Internet as a utility — meaning it could face tougher regulations — but would still allow fast lanes.

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What Republicans’ Midterm Wins Mean for Obama

There will be big changes on Capitol Hill following the Republicans' electoral wins. But will there be any changes in the policies as well?

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As Iowa Goes, So Goes the Nation – Maybe

Is the corn state representative of the rest of the country and is that what we should be looking at anyway?

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What Does Hobby Lobby Decision Mean?

If you’re one of the estimated 14,000 individuals who work at Hobby Lobby or Conestoga Wood — the companies who represented the two plaintiffs in the case before the Supreme Court — then you’re most immediately affected by the court’s decision. Your employers no longer have to cover several types of birth control that they’re opposed to.

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Obamacare Struggles But State-Run Health Care Shines

Uninsured Americans are having a hard time enrolling in private health insurance coverage through HealthCare.gov. The federal website is slow, unresponsive and at times provides inaccurate information about applicants’ eligibility for federal tax credits. Insurers, meanwhile, say they’re receiving duplicate enrollments, missing data fields, and other errors in the applications that consumers complete. State-run health care marketplaces in Kentucky, New …

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How America is Transforming

The government shutdown continues in the US and worries are growing about the looming debt-ceiling deadline, and whether the US will default. The media discussions are occurring around the clock about the evolving positions of the Republican and Democratic parties. However, so far they do not appear to be much different from what they were earlier, leaving little room for …

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Obamacare Will Cost Much Less Than Expected

  This article was published by the Center for American Progress Action. When uninsured Americans begin enrolling in Obamacare’s new health care exchanges on Oct. 1, the overwhelming majority — 95 percent — will face health care premiums that are 16 percent lower, on average, than the government had previously projected, according to a new report released on Wednesday by the Obama administration. …

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