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Erasing Obama from his namesake legislation.

Erasing the ‘Obama’ from Obamacare

November 7, 2014 – I don't think Republican leaders will lose any sleep because they won't be able to make fundamental changes to the law despite their… Read more

Seeing red over ACA obstruction

October 19, 2013 – One of the great ironies of the implementation of the ACA is that the states where the law is most needed also tend to be the states… Read more

The elephant in the room

October 17, 2013 – "People like (Marsha) Blackburn are far more interested in making sure that the powerful special interests – the ones who have easy… Read more

The dismal politics of Obamacare

October 9, 2013 – I think different Republicans hold a full range of motivations with respect to the health care law. Some oppose the Affordable Care Act out… Read more

A helping hand for Rep. Marsha Blackburn

March 28, 2013 – In fact, one of the real objectives of the “Time for Affordability” PR and advertising campaign the insurance industry is waging is to… Read more

Is health care headed for the ‘fiscal cliff?’

December 3, 2012 – It's hard not to think about the movie "Thelma and Louise" with all the dire predictions about the coming"fiscal cliff." House Speaker… Read more

Future of reform may turn on Senate races

November 4, 2012 – Even if Mitt Romney were elected, he alone could not overturn major provisions of healthcare reform. Only Congress can pass the legislation… Read more

A GOP victory and women’s health?

August 26, 2012 – On the eve of the Republican Convention, blogger Maggie Mahar wonders, "What would a Republican victory in November mean for women's… Read more

Using reform as excuse to attack Medicaid

April 18, 2012 – “Repeal and replace” efforts to kill health reform especially focus on repealing the Medicaid expansion that would extend coverage in… Read more

Ryan plan: crushing blow to Medicare

April 15, 2012 – Robert Greenstein, President of the Center on Budget Policy and Priorities (CBPP) dubbed Ryan’s proposal “Robin Hood in reverse – on… Read more

What would Jesus do … for the uninsured?

September 15, 2011 – How did we get to this point ... where an audience at a Presidential debate feels comfortable laughing about the fate of a man who… Read more

GOP memo: don’t improve aca too much

February 16, 2011 – After months of assuring Americans that they don’t hate everything about the recently passed Affordable Care Act – and that there’s… Read more