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Rand Paul Denied Access to House Obamacare Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:00am 3/3/2017 at 7:00am

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) wanted to view the House GOP Obamacare replacement bill, but could not gain access to it from a secure room. This did not please the senator, who wants to keep everything transparent:

“If you recall where Obamacare was passed...

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Study: Contrary to Dem claims, repealing Obamacare will not increase mortality rates

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7:00pm 2/23/2017 at 7:00pm

Democrats and supporters of Obamacare have tried using scare tactics to keep the law in place, claiming without the socialized health care plan people will die.

However, a study by the Manhattan Institute has shown that Obamacare has saved zero people since it went into effect:

Certainly, there are individuals who have benefited...

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Aetna CEO: Obamacare “is in a Death Spiral”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/16/2017 at 4:30pm

Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini continues his criticism of Obamacare as more health insurance agencies quit Obamacare or decide to scale back even more. The law has caused premiums to climb while healthy individuals opt out of the program altogether.

Because of this, Bertolini

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Death of the Individual Mandate?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 3:30pm 2/15/2017 at 3:30pm

Could one little question on a tax return be a game changer?

From Reason:

How much difference does a single line on a tax form make? For Obamacare’s individual mandate, the answer might be quite a lot.

Following President Donald Trump’s executive order instructing agencies to provide relief from the health law, the Internal...

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WATCH LIVE: Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz Debate the Future of Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 8:58pm 2/7/2017 at 8:58pm

What does the future hold for Obamacare? Will it be repealed and replaced, repaired, obliterated, spliced?

Senators Cruz and Sanders debate live on CNN.

Anchors Dana Bash and Jake Tapper will moderate.

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Repealing Obamacare Might Take a Year Says Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 6, 2017 at 5:30pm 2/6/2017 at 5:30pm

From the time it passed with zero Republican support, GOP politicians have promised to repeal Obamacare. There were numerous House votes to repeal Obamacare while President Obama was still in office, almost all of which were symbolic. No way would President Obama sign off on a bill repealing his hallmark legislation.

President...

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GOP Changing Its Mind on Repealing and Replacing Obamacare?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 5:30pm 2/3/2017 at 5:30pm

Who knows? It seems to change every single week. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) have now said that they would settle to repair Obamacare instead of a

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Rand Paul Delivers His Obamacare Replacement Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 3:00pm 1/26/2017 at 3:00pm

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has delivered his plan to replace Obamacare. The GOP wants to repeal the law as soon as possible, but Paul has urged the party to wait until they have a proper replacement plan in place to activate. He also noted that President Donald Trump and House Speaker...

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GOP Senators Unveil Patient Freedom Act to Replace Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 8:30am 1/24/2017 at 8:30am

GOP Senators Bill Cassidy (LA) and Susan Collins (ME) unveiled one possible replacement for Obamacare called the Patient Freedom Act. This plan would leave the majority of the power to the states, letting each one decide “whether the want to keep ObamaCare.” Fox News reported:

“We recognize that our bill is not...

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Trump’s First Executive Order Targets Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 12:30pm 1/21/2017 at 12:30pm

Having long promised to undo immediately as much of ObamaCare as he can by executive order, President Trump kept his word.  Mere hours after his swearing in, Trump signed a flurry of documents, including his first EO on ObamaCare.

Because ObamaCare is, as the left is so fond...

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Tom Price, Nikki Haley, Wilbur Ross Faced Senate Hearings for Cabinet

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 8:30pm 1/18/2017 at 8:30pm

I live blogged Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s senate hearing for the EPA, but three other cabinet choices had their own senate hearings today. That included Rep. Tom Price for Health and Human Services, Wilbur Ross for Commerce, and Nikki Haley for UN.

Obamacare took control of Price’s hear...

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Manchin: I’ll Help Republicans “Repair” ObamaCare

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 5:00pm 1/14/2017 at 5:00pm
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Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has stated that he’s supportive of “repairing” the horrendous ObamaCare  monstrosity rather than repealing it.

Politico reports:

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin said Thursday that he has contacted Republican leaders offering to help bring fellow Democrats on board for fixes to Obamacare that he portrayed as “repair” of the...

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Some GOP Governors Fight to Keep ObamaCare’s Medicaid Expansion

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 12:30pm 1/14/2017 at 12:30pm

The ObamaCare Medicaid expansion is a horrible deal for low income Americans; it’s also where a large number of “newly covered” Americans get their new coverage.

Not only does the expansion include “automatic” enrollment in Medicaid through ObamaCare even if it’s not wanted, but expanding Medicaid to slightly higher income levels includes...

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House Passes Budget, Paving Way for Obamacare Repeal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 13, 2017 at 5:30pm 1/13/2017 at 5:30pm

Ealry Thursday morning in the midst of a vote-a-thon, the Senate had enough votes to get the Obamacare repeal rolling. Friday, the House too passed the budget, paving the way for repeal and what the Trump administration promises to be simultaneous replace of Obamacre.

Yesterday, we blogged:

The process of repealing President Obama’s...

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Congress Takes First Steps to Repeal Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 5:30pm 1/12/2017 at 5:30pm
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The process of repealing President Obama’s signature legislation is already underway.

Early Thursday morning, the Senate passed what they’re calling a “repeal resolution” or the first step in repealing the Affordable Care Act.

The vote fell perfectly along party lines:

The Senate voted 51-48 along party lines for...

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Rand Paul: Trump Agrees to Repeal, Replace Obamacare at Same Time

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7:30pm 1/9/2017 at 7:30pm

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said that President-elect Donald Trump backs his plan to appeal the Affordable Care Act only if the government has a replacement at the same time:

“He called after seeing an interview that I had done [talking about] that we should vote on Obamacare replacement at the same time,”...

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Obama: Sure, I’ll Back ObamaCare Repeal, IF . . .

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 5:30pm 1/8/2017 at 5:30pm

His party completely decimated under his watch, Obama is now signaling that he’s going to stick around and help the Democrats still more.  Part of this “

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