#Obamacare

  • Sen. John McCain says Barack Obama thanked him for doing this

    Before he cast his dramatic vote in the wee hours of the morning to kill his party’s best Obamacare repeal effort, Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) took a call from Donald Trump urging him to reconsider. By that point, the Arizona Republican had already made up his mind, and would,...
  • Who Has The Nation’s Best Health Care? Study Reveals State Rankings

    CBS Local — After the average life expectancy in the United States declined for the first time in decades, a new report is out detailing which states have the best and worst health care systems. The non-profit health care advocacy group, The Commonwealth Fund, released a state-by-state scorecard on...
  • Trump Declared Obamacare ‘Dead.’ Nearly 12 Million Americans Signed Up for It This

    Last fall, President Donald Trump declared Obamacare “dead” and “gone.” During his first State of the Union address in February, Trump said that Congress had “repealed the core of disastrous Obamacare,” citing the nixing of the health law’s individual mandate (which requires Americans to either carry insurance or pay...
  • ObamaCare enrollment is up in the third week of sign ups

    About 2.3 million people have signed up for ObamaCare plans in the first 18 days of open enrollment, the Trump administration announced Wednesday. In the third week of open enrollment, which ran from Nov. 12 through 18, about 800,000 people signed up for plans, including 220,000 new consumers. That’s...
  • Obamacare Sign Ups are 45% ahead of last years rates!

    Sign-ups for Affordable Care Act health plans are running more than 45 percent ahead of last year’s pace, according to government data released Wednesday. The numbers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services come as Republican senators are pushing to pay for tax cuts by repealing the “Obamacare”...
  • Judge refuses to force Trump administration to pay ObamaCare subsidy payments for this state

    A federal court in California has struck down an emergency motion that would have forced the Trump administration to continue making ObamaCare subsidy payments to insurers. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria denied the motion for an injunction, saying that he was skeptical that cutting off the payments known as...
  • New multistate lawsuit to stop President Trump!

    A new multistate lawsuit has been announced to stop President Trump from halting key ObamaCare payments to insurers. Fifteen states and Washington, D.C., are signing onto the new lawsuit, which will be filed Friday, according to Sarah Lovenheim, a spokeswoman for California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. On Thursday night, Trump...
  • “Emergency request” issued by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday called on her Democratic colleagues to mount an urgent messaging campaign against an Obamacare repeal proposal that could receive a vote in the Senate. “It is all hands on deck to defeat the latest version of Trumpcare, Graham-Cassidy,” the California Democrat said in...
  • Polls Show: Its time to let go and move past Obama Health Care Laws

    WASHINGTON — Message to President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans: It’s time to make the Obama health care law more effective. Stop trying to scuttle it. That’s the resounding word from a national poll released Friday by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation. The survey was taken following last month’s...