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President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, in New York. (

Donald Trump on Obamacare: ‘It Will Be Repeal and Replace’

“We’re going to do repeal and replace,” Donald Trump says about Obamacare. “Very complicated stuff. And we’re going to get a health bill passed; we’re going to get health care taken care of in this country.” He adds, “We’re going to have a health care that is far less expensive and far better.”

In this Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page as seen in Washington.

Many Ways to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

Vice President-elect Mike Pence is planning to meet with House Republicans on Wednesday to discuss Obamacare repeal and replacement plans. Eager to save the signature piece of legislation of his presidency, President Barack Obama plans to meet with Democrats on the same day to strategize on how to fend off the GOP’s attacks.

A health worker teaches women how to properly use a intra uterine device (IUD) during the World Population Day in Manila July 11, 2008.

Feminist Activists: Get Birth Control Now Before Donald Trump Takes Office

Feminist publications, including Elle, are advocating that women who choose to rely on taxpayer funding for their birth control get intrauterine devices (IUDs) inserted now – before Trump takes office – with the hope they’ll last until the next president is elected in 2020. Birth control can cost as little as under $10 per month when savvy women consumers use websites such as GoodRx and WeRx to scout out the best prices and coupons.

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GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski: I’m ‘Supporter of Planned Parenthood’

Sen. Lisa Murkowski is one of four Republican senators whose votes will be key in the defunding of Planned Parenthood that is included in the House budget package. The measure is expected to be voted on under the rules of reconciliation, a budgetary process whereby no filibuster in the Senate is permitted, but Republicans will need the required 51 votes to approve the package.

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Senators Perdue and Isakson Push Repeal of Obamacare Mandates

Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) decided to co-sponsor legislation to prevent Americans from any more negative effects of Obamacare if the United States Supreme Court were to rule against the administration, holding a key component of Obamacare unconstitutional.

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Bobby Jindal: ‘What Happens When We Stop Teaching American Exceptionalism to Our Students?’

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) is fast becoming one of the most vocal enemies of the Common Core standards. A potential 2016 presidential candidate, Jindal slammed the controversial education initiative during a speech in Washington, D.C., Thursday, asserting that the standards were created by “the elite in D.C.,” who “think they know better than we do.”

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Dems Fundraise off Obamacare Repeal

Democrats seized on Tuesday’s Obamacare repeal vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to raise cash, sending a slew of fundraising spam to their email lists, raising the alarm–and raising potential millions of dollars from alarmed supporters.