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Don’t blame the GOP, Obamacare killed itself

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 12, 2017 at 4:00pm 5/12/2017 at 4:00pm

Aetna, one of the nation’s largest health insurers announced Wednesday it would completely withdraw from Obamacare marketplaces in 2018.

Nebraska, Delaware, Virginia, and Iowa are the only Obamacare exchanges where Aetna currently participates. A month ago Aetna announced plans to leave the Iowa market, followed by yet another announcement of a...

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The Tone-Deaf Left Stages Mock Funerals To Protest GOP Health Care Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 10:00am 5/10/2017 at 10:00am
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One of the things I most enjoyed about watching the Occupy movement implode was their profound lack of understanding of average Americans.  They seemed to really believe that they could sway American opinion by screeching about the glories of communism, pooping on cop cars, setting up ’60’s-style communal “democracies,” using their

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Side effect: House health care bill causes opponents to foam at the mouth

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 8, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/8/2017 at 2:30pm

Is the American Health Care Act (AHCA) the most dreadful program ever? You would think so, from the coverage of it in the press.

You would also think, from the vehemence with which they’re carrying on, that the AHCA was a statute that had been passed by both houses, and not a...

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Scarborough: “Matthew 25 Christians” Can’t Support Republican Health Care Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 8, 2017 at 8:40am 5/8/2017 at 8:40am

On today’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough said he didn’t want to bring religion into the health care debate. But he then proceeded to do just that.

He said that he’s not judging anybody, but then said that the Republican health care bill can’t be defended “morally.”

Scarborough:

“I’m sorry, don’t want to bring religion into...

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Obamacare Architect Blames Trump for Obamacare Failure

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 7:30pm 5/7/2017 at 7:30pm
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In today’s episode of “Democrats can’t be blamed for anything” the lead role will be played by Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber, who famously credited the stupidity of the American voter for the law’s passage.

While appearing on FOX News Sunday, Gruber argued that the collapse of Obamacare must be blamed on none...

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Liberals shamelessly exploit rape victims to attack House health care bill

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 6:00pm 5/6/2017 at 6:00pm

One of the regressive left’s favorite pastimes is portraying Republicans as misogynists with a special affinity for rapists.  From relentless attacks on Todd Akin to their kangaroo college courts on sexual assault to hammering the religious beliefs of those who believe that...

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Krauthammer Predicts Single-payer System Within Seven Years

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 3:00pm 5/6/2017 at 3:00pm
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One of the frustrations of the GOP ObamaCare repeal and replace effort is that their offering neither repeals nor replaces ObamaCare.  While there are a range of reasons provided for the GOP’s inability to pass a wholesale repeal, one of the more alarming is that Americans have apparently decided that the...

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Morning Joe Rips GOP in Rose Garden: Fat, Rich White Guys at a Restrictive Country Club

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8:30am 5/5/2017 at 8:30am
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When did the word “optics” enter the political lexicon? In any case, the Morning Joe crew today ripped the look of the Republican Rose Garden ceremony of yesterday at which President Trump and House members celebrated the passage of their health care bill.

Donny Deutsch said they were “a bunch of fat,...

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House Passes Trumpcare

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 2:34pm 5/4/2017 at 2:34pm

The House voted to repeal Obamacare Thursday afternoon. And by a slim vote — 217 to 213, the American Healthcare Act passed.

Prior to the final tally being read aloud, some legislatures began singing:

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House to vote Thursday on Obamacare “repeal and replace” bill

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 8:33pm 5/3/2017 at 8:33pm
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So, the breaking news is that the House will vote tomorrow, Thursday, the 4th day of May, in the year 2017, to “repeal and replace” Obamacare.

The NY Times reports:

House Republican leaders planned to hold a showdown vote Thursday on their bill to repeal and replace large portions of the Affordable Care...

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Trump aims to clean up scandal-ridden VA

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 28, 2017 at 10:30am 4/28/2017 at 10:30am
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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has faced scandal after scandal, some of which caused veterans to die while waiting for care. There was even a dentist

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House Freedom Caucus on Board With Latest Obamacare Repeal and Replace Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 4:46pm 4/26/2017 at 4:46pm

After weeks of negotiations, GOP Hill leadership has found a plan even the Freedom Caucus is willing to support. The key issue? An amendment allowing states to opt-out of certain Obamacare rules.

From The Hill:

The House Freedom Caucus on Wednesday announced it will back the GOP’s healthcare plan now that an amendment...

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Trump Wants to Concentrate on Healthcare, Not Tax Reform

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 14, 2017 at 11:30am 4/14/2017 at 11:30am

After the healthcare reform failed before it even reached the floor, President Donald Trump wanted to move onto tax reform. But he recently told The Wall Street Journal that he wants to return to healthcare:

Three weeks later, he said he is determined to resurrect the health-care bill even if it means...

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Trump Signs Bill Allowing States to Defund Planned Parenthood

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/13/2017 at 4:00pm

President Donald Trump signed the H.J. Res. 43 bill that allows states to deny funds to clinics like Planned Parenthood that provide abortions.

The Senate passed the bill last month when Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote.

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Vulnerable Republicans Target Of Nasty Recess Ads

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 10:00am 4/11/2017 at 10:00am
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Midterms are 18 months away, but groups on both sides have planned ads to target vulnerable Republicans over the failure to repeal or reform healthcare.

Congress has begun its recess, which has led groups like Save My Care to release ads. The group has spent $1 million on TV spots this month...

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Questions Remain: Can House GOP Can Win Enough Votes for New Healthcare Deal?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7:00pm 4/4/2017 at 7:00pm
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Vice President Mike Pence has been conducting meetings with lawmakers over a new Obamacare repeal plan Tuesday as the House scrambles to clean up the last healthcare failure.

Unfortunately, it does not look like that the tide will turn anytime soon. While talks include seeking out provisions to appease hard-line conservatives, moderates...

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You go to war against Obamacare with the President you have, Part 2

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 27, 2017 at 9:20pm 3/27/2017 at 9:20pm

I don’t think there is just one conclusion to be reached from the failure of the House Republicans to pass the health care bill advocated by Paul Ryan, and supported by President Trump.

Marc Thiessen blames the Freedom Caucus, The Freedom Caucus blows its chance to govern

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