health insurance

Senate Democrats Strike Back And Force Vote To Kill Trump Junk Insurance Plans

Senate Democrats Strike Back And Force Vote To Kill Trump Junk Insurance Plans

Senate Democrats have announced a plan to force a vote on legislation that would kill Trump's junk insurance plans rule…

6 years ago

Trump Cuts Grants To Help People Get Health Insurance And Instead Directs Them To Junk Plans

The Trump administration is cutting grants for non-profits that help people get health insurance, and instead directing them to offer…

6 years ago

Bernie Sanders Bursts Into Laughter Over GOP Claim That Dems Don’t Care About CHIP

"These are the guys who wanted to cut Medicaid by $1 trillion over a ten-year period. These are the guys…

6 years ago

Trump’s Sabotage Efforts A Miserable Failure As Obamacare Signups Break Record

In the early going, it appears that Trump's efforts to keep people from getting health insurance are failing – but…

6 years ago

‘Stupidity And Petulance’: Howard Dean Lambasts Clueless Trump’s Healthcare Moves

"Donald Trump no more knows anything about the insurance company than the man on the moon. So, you know, this…

6 years ago

While Trump Whines About Fake News And The NFL, 9 Million Kids May Lose Health Coverage

If there was ever a moment when we should put Trump's erratic behavior on the back burner and focus on…

6 years ago

Dem Senator Blasts GOP For Only Allowing 90 Seconds Of Debate On Health Care Bill

"I think we will have anywhere from – literally, by rule – 90 seconds to two minutes of debate on…

6 years ago

John McCain Compares New Obamacare Repeal Effort To ‘Murder Or Train Robbery’

"[The process for the Cassidy-Graham bill] is better but it's not what the Senate is supposed to be doing," he…

6 years ago

GOP Plotting To Take Another Shot At Repealing Obamacare And Hurting Millions Of Americans

This week's epic failure to pass any repeal and replace legislation won't be the last effort by Donald Trump and…

7 years ago

Trump Threatens To Hit Americans With Higher Health Care Costs In Another Twitter Meltdown

Trump repeated the lie that the Affordable Care Act is "imploding" and issued a threat to end payments that keep…

7 years ago

Bipartisan Group Of Governors Tear ‘Skinny’ Repeal To Shreds In Letter To The Senate

Outside of the White House and the halls of Congress, it's clear that people of all political persuasions recognize how…

7 years ago

John McCain Will Return To Help Pass Trumpcare After Receiving His Own World Class Treatment

Every American wished Sen. McCain well when the sad news of his cancer diagnosis broke last week. When he returns…

7 years ago

Desperate GOP Calls Emergency Meeting To Revive Trumpcare And Kick Millions Off Insurance

The president and his GOP allies in Congress just can't accept the fact that America isn't buying what they're selling.

7 years ago

Fox News Panics After CBO Report And Begs GOP To Immediately Abandon Trumpcare

With even the most extreme conservatives opposing this plan, Republicans are miles away from repealing the Affordable Care Act.

7 years ago

Millions On The Verge Of Losing Insurance As Senate Inches Toward Confirming Tom Price

Price as head of HHS will make the GOP attempt to take health insurance from millions of Americans much easier.

7 years ago

61 House Democrats Are Taking A Stand Against Corporate America

The 61 House Democrats led by Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairs Keith Ellison and Raul Grijalva are demanding a new funding…

9 years ago

Koch-Republicans Remember Soldiers’ Sacrifice With A Veterans Healthcare Coupon Scam

The privatization scam amounts to a yearly-issued, and set amount, coupon to purchase healthcare services at a private hospital or…

9 years ago

Obamacare Is Working As Uninsured Rate Drops Below 12 Percent

Despite persistent Republican efforts to undermine the ACA, Obamacare is, in fact, working, as uninsured rates continue to plummet.

9 years ago

Republican Secret Love For Obamacare Exposed As Lawmakers Choose ACA Over Private Market

Hypocritical Republican lawmakers like Ted Cruz could have gone for a "private market" solution, but instead they chose to let…

9 years ago

GOP Sociopaths, Not God, Don’t Want Americans To Have Medical Care

Since 2009 it has been painfully obvious that Republicans or their supporters do not want Americans to have access to…

9 years ago

Obama’s Biggest Victory: 16.4 Million Uninsured Americans Have Gained Health Coverage Via ACA

Millions of Americans have gained health insurance coverage, since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed into law on March…

9 years ago

Obamacare Is A Smashing Success As Uninsured Rates Continue To Plummet

A Gallup poll finds the percentage of Americans lacking health care coverage has dropped from 17.3 percent in 2013 to…

9 years ago

On The Roe v. Wade Anniversary A March To Ban Contraception

Today is the anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade ruling giving women the right to choose when they…

9 years ago

Conservatives Can’t Find Their Way to the Future Because They Can’t Understand the Past

Context is everything, and in willfully misrepresenting the past, Republicans create a false premise upon which to build their plans…

9 years ago

Obamacare Is Working: Millions More Are Insured Than A Year Ago

The Urban Institute's latest survey shows that Obamacare is working to lower the number of Americans who are uninsured.

9 years ago

GOP Fail: Almost Half a Million People Sign Up for Obamacare in First Week

Almost half a million people signed up for Obamacare in one week.

9 years ago

The Only Thing More Idiotic Than Personhood Is Giving a Corporation Religious Freedom

The only thing more idiotic than ascribing personhood to a legal instrument is asserting it prays, worships, and warrants religious…

10 years ago

Republicans Have Made America a Dangerous Place To Be an Expectant Mother

There were two reports out last week from a highly respected medical journal and an international organization that revealed America…

10 years ago

A Plurality of Kentuckians Like Obamacare, As Long as It’s Called Something Else

A plurality of registered voters in Kentucky have a favorable impression of Kynect. Kynect is Obamacare, by a different name.

10 years ago

California Republicans Grasping at Straws Because of Obamacare

When a person is down, one tends to do stupid things. Recently, the Republicans in the California Assembly seemed to…

10 years ago

Republicans Freak Out as Healthcare.gov Gets Nearly a Million Hits on Monday

At his press conference on Monday afternoon, White House Press Secretary confirmed that over 375,000 people visited the federal health…

10 years ago

On This Thanksgiving, A Long-Term Poverty Survivor Gives Thanks

Liberals can take a moment to pat themselves on the back. There are poor people everywhere who are grateful for…

10 years ago

Boehner Whines About Receiving Excellent Health Insurance the Same Day He Applies

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) decided to blog about his Healthcare.gov experience on Thursday. According to the Speaker's…

10 years ago

Numbers Game: What the ACA’s Initial Enrollment Really Means

Having affordable health care will mean a world of difference for the 106,815 people who now have it for the…

10 years ago

The Real Villains Behind the Criticisms of Obamacare

The media is quick to look for anything negative about Obamacare, but they protect the real culprit: insurance company behavior

10 years ago

Virginians Embrace Separation of Church and State and Send Ken Cuccinelli Packing

Fortunately for Virginians who embrace the Constitution's guarantee of separation of church and state, freedom of speech, and equal rights,…

10 years ago

The Insurance Industry Hates the ACA? The Insurance Industry Loves the ACA.

If you were to believe the headlines, it would appear that Blue Cross and their ilk are terrified of ACA.…

10 years ago

Fiscal Scolds Demand ‘Reforms’ to Social Security and Medicare Based on a Myth

The fiscal scolds at Fix The Debt are again demanding 'reforms' to Social Security and Medicare. Their entire argument is…

10 years ago

IT’S TEOTWAWKI REDUX, NOT! Obamacare And The Exploitation of Technology Fear.

The right-wing uses the people's fear of new technology to try to stop "Obamacare". Many experts said that Y2K would…

10 years ago

How The Tea Party and Republicans Continue to Blow Golden Opportunities

The Tea Party and the Republicans could have led a much-needed national debate about the role and size of the…

10 years ago

Rick Perry Compares Obamacare to Titanic

Rick Perry and Martin O'Malley engaged in a debate over Obamacare on CNN's Crossfire and Rick Perry promised Texans the…

10 years ago

Republicans Hit a New Low By Making Obama’s Syria Success About Race

What Republicans are really angry about is the Black man in the Oval Office achieved a long-standing American, Middle East,…

10 years ago

Obamacare Turns Republicans Against Insurance

Republicans have not proposed a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, and won't, because Obamacare has turned the GOP base…

11 years ago

Republicans Launch A Campaign to Convince The Uninsured NOT to Buy Health Insurance

Legislation to repeal healthcare reform continues to go nowhere, so the Republican Party is now trying to defeat Obamacare by…

11 years ago

House Republicans Look to Divide and Conquer by Using Progressive Attacks Against Obama

House Republicans are trying to divide and conquer the left by adopting the progressive attacks against President Obama's budget as…

11 years ago

A Misleading and Highly Incomplete ‘Study’ Continues the GOP Attack on Obamacare

The Society of Actuaries conducted a study on the costs of medical claims and draws some scary conclusions. Exactly what…

11 years ago

Starbucks Shows that Healthcare isn’t a Job Killer by Adding 1,500 Cafes

Starbucks, which offers healthcare benefits to its eligible part time employees, is expanding with 1500 more cafes in America in…

11 years ago

Mitt Romney Adds the Uninsured to His List of Americans He isn’t Concerned About

Romney has made it perfectly clear that he does not care, or worry, about nearly half of America and that…

11 years ago

Sandra Fluke Shows the GOP Why You Don’t Mess with Women

The Georgetown University law student's rousing speech included, 'Our president, when he hears a young woman has been verbally attacked,…

11 years ago

The Case against Using Religious Freedom to Block Birth Control Access

As the birth control mandate went into effect this week, religious freedom arguments continue to threaten it. Here's why they're…

12 years ago

Republicans Wrong Again: Over 50% Of Small Businesses Want To Keep ObamaCare

Contrary to what Republicans say, only 30% of small businesses want the healthcare law overturned while 50% want it to…

12 years ago

Elizabeth Warren Slams The GOP’s War On Contraception As A War On Healthcare

Elizabeth Warren joined Rachel Maddow to expose the fact that the GOP's attack on contraception is the first step in…

12 years ago

Republicans Morph ‘Obama’s War On Religion’ Into Their War On Women

Republicans have assailed President Obama for allegedly waging a war on religion, but it is Republicans who are waging a…

12 years ago