Tag: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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Capitol Hill Conservatives Welcome Speaker Paul Ryan’s Ryancare Retreat

Capitol Hill conservatives took satisfaction in Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) decision to withdraw the American Health Care Act from the House floor Friday afternoon—minutes before congressmen were to vote on the bill crafted to rescue the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Obamacare.

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Rep. Rod Blum: ‘I Am a Hard No’ Against the RyanCare Bill

Iowa Republican Rep. Rod Blum told reporters just 10 feet from the entrance to the House floor Tuesday that there is no way he would vote for the American Health Care Act because it does not address the chief flaw of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

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House Budget Committee Approves RyanCare Bill 19-17: Three GOP ‘No’ Votes

The American Health Care Act cleared another hurdle Thursday when congressmen on the House Budget Committee approved the RyanCare bill 19-17 after more than six hours of testimony and debate with Rep. Dave Brat (R.-Va.), Rep. Mark Sanford (R.-S.C.), and Rep. Gary Palmer (R.-Ala.) joining the 14 committee Democrats opposed to the bill.

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Hundreds of Tea Party Activists Brave Cold Winds to Demand Repeal of Obamacare

Tea Party activists rallied on the Capitol grounds Wednesday to support Capitol Hill conservatives fighting to block the American Health Care Act crafted by Speaker Paul Ryan (R.-Wis.) to rescue the insurance companies while preserving President Barack Obama’s 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

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Exclusive–Rep. Dave Brat: RyanCare a Perverse Economic System

Virginia Republican congressman Dave Brat told Breitbart News Saturday radio host Matt Boyle that the American Health Care Act bill written by Speaker Paul Ryan (R.-Wis.) is designed to save the insurance companies, not return health insurance and health care delivery to the free market.

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Speaker Paul Ryan: We Developed House Leadership Health Care Bill Outside of Regular Order

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R.-Wis.) told reporters Wednesday at the weekly Republican House leadership press conference at the Capitol Hill headquarters of the Republican National Committee that the American Health Care Act he supports was written in a series of private meetings, rather than through “regular order,” the normal committee process.

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Two House Chairmen Extol Merits of GOP Leadership’s Obamacare 2.0 Bill

The chairmen of two of the three committees dealing with the repeal and replace of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, at the Capitol told reporters Tuesday that Republicans should not waste their chance to salvage President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare reform law.

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Covered California 2017 Enrollment Falls by 6%

Despite giving residents another 48 hours this year to sign up for a mandatory health plan, Covered California saw first-time enrollments fall to 412,000, down 6 percent from 439,000 last year, according to exchange spokesman James Scullary.

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Obamacare on the Ropes as House Follows Senate in Voting to Repeal

The House of Representatives voted Friday to approve Senate Concurrent Resolution 3, which sets in motion the repeal of President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform legislation, Obamacare, by a vote of 227-to-198, with nine Republicans voting against the repeal bill.

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Capitol Hill Conservatives Prepping for Budget Fight Before Christmas Recess

Capitol Hill conservatives are preparing for a fight over funding the federal government after the current funding legislation expires Dec. 9, as President Barack Obama and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D.-Nev.) take their last bite from the apple before both men return to private life.

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Exclusive: Rep. Pete Sessions — This Is ‘The World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan’

“We took the best ideas to reform healthcare and put them together in one bill,” said Rep. Peter A. Sessions (R.-Texas), who in addition to chairing a committee referred to as “the Speaker’s Committee” because of its role in giving the speaker control over the lower chamber, also serves on the House Republican Steering Committee.

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Exclusive: John Ratcliffe Says Bill Reverses 30 Years of Regulator Dominance in Courts

“Republican and Democratic administrations alike have been taking taking advantage of Chevron Deference for the last three decades and it’s been the American people, who have been suffering, but it’s Congress, who can provide the fix to this,” said whose bill passed the House 240 to 171, with one Democrat voting with Republicans.

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Texas, Kansas, and Louisiana Sue Federal Government Obamacare Tax

The states of Texas, Kansas, and Louisiana filed a lawsuit today against the federal government over the unconstitutional tax that funds Obamacare. The Plaintiffs complain of the federal government’s actions in implementing the portions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care