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Conservative Leaders Demand Full Repeal of Obamacare

Gage Cohen | CNS News, “The Affordable Care Act is unsustainable,” said Senator DeMint. During a conference call on Friday, conservative leaders from organizations including the Tea Party Patriots, Club for Growth, and ForAmerica, as well as former U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), demanded that Republicans in Congress completely repeal the Affordable Care Act, popularly

Aetna to Completely Pull Out of ObamaCare Exchanges by 2018

Brittany De Lea, Health insurance company Aetna (NYSE:AET) announced Wednesday it will completely withdraw from the ObamaCare marketplace in 2018, a decision Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price perceived as a sign of continued instability in the health care sector under the Affordable Care Act. “Aetna’s decision to completely withdraw from the ObamaCare exchanges

GOP senator: Obamacare replacement has ‘zero’ chance of passing Senate as is

Hours after the GOP-controlled House narrowly passed a bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare, a Republican senator said the bill has “zero chance” to pass the Senate as is. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said the sweeping health care passed Thursday will not pass quickly through the Senate without major adjustments. The New York Post reported

If at First You Don’t Succeed, Get Back on the ‘Repeal and Replace’ Horse

Veronique de Rugy, After last week’s Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill debacle, President Donald Trump and the House Republican leadership seemed ready to throw in the towel and give up on health care reform. Thankfully, a few days later, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that Republicans are “not going to just all of a sudden abandon health

Trump blames Democrats for GOP health care bill failure, says ObamaCare is ‘imploding’

President Trump said Friday the White House “learned a lot about loyalty and the vote-getting process” following the dramatic failure of a Republican-backed bill that would have made good on a campaign promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare. Trump said House Republicans were 10 to 15 votes shy of getting the bill passed and blamed

Swampcare: The Great Betrayal

Erick Erickson, Since 2010, Republicans have repeatedly promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which is now universally referred to as Obamacare. Last week, Republicans finally unveiled their alternative to Obamacare, and it is best described as swampcare. Far from repealing Obamacare or replacing Obamacare, it only tweaks the Affordable Care Act and does nothing