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  • Suddenly, Mark Pryor won't say whether he would vote for Obamacare again

    Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., wouldn't tell Politico whether he would vote for Obamacare again, sending an e-mail dodging the question and saying the law “isn't perfect” and he would “work to make it better.” It seems the Democrat — facing a tough re-election — is trying to gain favor...

  • House budget punishes IRS with 15% cut, halts Obamacare enforcement

    The Internal Revenue Service is about to get slapped with a harsh payback for messing around with conservative groups, blowing wads of tax dollars on employee conferences and helping implement Obamacare. The House Appropriations Committee is set to OK an IRS budget of $10.9 billion, $1.5...

  • David Vitter says he'd consider Medicaid expansion

    Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter on Monday left open the possibility of expanding Louisiana's Medicaid program to cover more of the working poor.

  • Flawed study ranks United States as the worst health care system

    A new report from liberal think tank the Commonwealth Fund released on Monday ranks the United States health care system as the worst among 11 developed countries, but the report is deeply flawed. The first giveaway that something is amiss should be the fact that the United Kingdom ranks as...

  • Veterans Affairs scandal is a look at future of Obamacare

    If Obamacare isn't repealed, we know what the future of health care will look like, thanks to the Veterans Affairs scandal. It will mean long delays to see a doctor, ridiculous hurdles to obtain basic tests, demoralized doctors and hospital waiting lists. These are all inevitable byproducts of...

  • Bedside rationing is coming with Obamacare but doctors can stop it

    National uproar over the Veterans Affairs scandal should refocus the nation's attention to the issue of health care rationing. Under VA care, 40 patients died while waiting for treatment at a Phoenix, Ariz., facility. Not only is that the tip of the iceberg in terms of what government-run...

  • Even the labor unions are souring on Obamacare

    President Obama's health reform law may have claimed a new victim — organized labor. Thanks to Obamacare, labor unions are facing higher health insurance costs — as well as steeper out-of-pocket bills and wage cuts. Consequently, these erstwhile allies of the president appear to be...

  • How the Supreme Court's upcoming rulings will affect Obama, unions and you

    Who says nothing meaningful gets done on Capitol Hill these days?

  • Obamacare co-ops fared poorly as they tried to sell health insurance in exchanges

    Sixty percent of the experimental health insurance co-ops funded under Obamacare failed to meet their original enrollment targets, according to a congressional analysis. The congressional data shows that 14 of 23 federally underwritten health co-ops failed to meet their original enrollment...

  • Doctor: Obama still chewing nicotine gum, Vitamin D deficient

    President Obama seems to have kicked his cigarette habit -- thanks to the continued use of nicotine gum, according to his doctor. “The president's overall health is excellent. All clinical data indicates that the president is currently healthy and that he will remain so for the duration of...

  • Obamacare supporters no longer so 'giddy' about CBO score of health plan

    How critical to the passage of Obamacare was the 2010 "score" given the legislation by the Congressional Budget Office?

  • VIDEO: Philip Klein discusses reform conservatism with Yuval Levin

    As the 2014 midterm elections heat up and the political world prepares for the presidential race soon after, there's been a vibrant discussion on the right about offering a positive conservative governing agenda. In the latest edition of "Dialogue," I talk to Yuval Levin, one of the most...

  • Obama's first union endorsement pays off for an Obamacare co-op

    Nevada's most powerful union has heavily stacked the board of the Nevada Health CO-OP, the Silver State's only Obamacare co-op, according to Internal Revenue Service documents. Donald "D" Taylor, the UNITE HERE union's national president and his wife, Bobbette Bond, are members of Nevada...



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