The Hill: Boehner: House will vote again to repeal O-Care

Greg Nash By Elise Viebeck – 11/06/14 02:00 PM EST Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said the House will vote once again next year to repeal ObamaCare, along with a slew of other piecemeal attacks on the law. Boehner highlighted the issue at his first post-election press conference Thursday, saying that having President Obama in the … Continue reading

California Healthline: What a GOP-Controlled Congress Could Mean for the Affordable Care Act

by Anthony Wilson, California Healthline Contributing Editor In a matter of weeks, the midterm election will determine the balance of legislative power between Democrats and Republicans. With many observers expecting Republicans to win enough seats to gain control of Congress, could the party repeal the Affordable Care Act? First, let’s take a look at the … Continue reading

Washington Post: GOP running from health-care-law label but not health-care-law money

AJ Mast/AP – Indiana’s Mike Pence is among the GOP governors asking the federal government for Affordable Care Act money to expand a program that provides coverage to low-income Hoosiers.  By Reid Wilson, Published: February 24  In the bitterly partisan debate over the Affordable Care Act, few House members criticized the proposed legislation as harshly or as often as … Continue reading

The Hill: GOP lawmaker subpoenas ObamaCare enrollment data

By Jonathan Easley House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) on Tuesday issued a subpoena to the agency responsible for implementing ObamaCare, requiring it to turn over all the data the agency has about how many people have enrolled in the healthcare exchanges. Camp previously requested the data from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid … Continue reading

Sacramento Bee: State’s GOP lawmakers put politics aside to help constituents understand health law

By Christopher Cadelago   Republican Assemblyman Brian Nestande of Palm Desert opposes the federal health careoverhaul. He’s uneasy about its potential adverse effects on small businesses. He worries that it will drive up health care costs. But he’s teaming up with officials from the state’s new health insurance marketplace Oct. 17 to host an informational town hall to help constituents navigate the … Continue reading

The Wall Street Journal: GOP Begins Search for Broad Deal On Budget

By  JANET HOOK  and PATRICK O’CONNOR   AFP/Getty Images President Obama speaks on the government shutdown during a visit to a construction company in Rockville, Md., on Thursday. WASHINGTON—Senior Republicans in Congress, frustrated over their inability to strike a deal to reopen the government, began shifting from their drive to undercut the 2010 health-care law, … Continue reading

The Hill: Obama blasts GOP ‘irresponsibility’ on budget, debt ceiling

By Justin Sink  President Obama accused Republicans of “the height of irresponsibility” for an “unwillingness to compromise” over the budget in pointed remarks marking the fifth anniversary of the start of the financial crisis.  “I cannot remember a time when one faction of one party promises economic chaos if it can’t get 100 percent of … Continue reading

The Hill: Sen. Lee: Effort to defund ObamaCare gaining GOP support

By Kyle Balluck  Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) said late Wednesday that his effort to block any funding resolution that includes money for implementing ObamaCare is gaining the support of his GOP Senate colleagues. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) on Wednesday became the 14th senator to sign on to his letter to defund ObamaCare, Lee said.    … Continue reading

The Hill: Government shutdown looms over ObamaCare

By Alexander Bolton – 07/23/13 05:00 AM ET   ObamaCare is at the center of a rapidly escalating fight that threatens to shut the government down this fall. [WATCH VIDEO] Senate Republicans, including two members of the leadership, are coalescing around a proposal to block any government funding resolution that includes money for the implementation of the 2010 … Continue reading

The Hill: Boehner: GOP will do ‘everything we can’ to thwart ObamaCare

Boehner: GOP will do ‘everything we can’ to thwart ObamaCare By Elise Viebeck – 07/20/13 02:56 PM ET    Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) doubled down against ObamaCare in an interview set to air Sunday, calling the law “bad for America” and vowing to fight its implementation.  “ObamaCare is bad for America,” Boehner told CBS’s “Face the Nation.” … Continue reading

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