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Hayward: CBO’s Obamacare Failure Is a Devastating Blow to Socialism

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a little-noticed report last week that confirms what Obamacare critics said from Day One: the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates for the cost and impact of the Affordable Care Act were off by enormous margins. American voters should carefully consider this object lesson when evaluating all socialist promises.

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John McCain Voted Against Bipartisanship, Not for It

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said his vote Friday against “skinny repeal” of Obamacare was a vote for bipartisanship. In fact, it was the opposite, rewarding Democrats for passing Obamacare without working with Republicans in the first place.

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Poll: Majority Prefer ObamaCare to Struggling Senate GOP Bill

As the GOP’s Senate healthcare reform bill struggles to gain momentum, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) punting a vote beyond his previously stated July 4 deadline due to a lack of support, it seems the public is even less enthused than Republican lawmakers.

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GOP Rep Rooney: ‘The CBO Is Nothing But a Bunch of Voodoo Economics’

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Representative Francis Rooney (R-FL) pushed back against some of the Congressional Budget Office’s negative assessments of the Senate GOP healthcare bill by stating the CBO is “nothing but a bunch of voodoo economics.”

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Obamacare Repeal: L.A. County to Lose $7.6 Billion

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted on May 16 to hire a consultant to develop a plan for how to deal with the loss of $7.6 billion a year if Obamacare is repealed.

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