House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said that this week’s vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act for the 37th time proves that the House Republican agenda continues to be out of touch with the priorities of the American public.
Politico reported on Wednesday that talks have taken place to possibly exempt members of Congress from the mandated health care exchange.
The Help Sick Americans Now Act would transfer funds away from the health care reform law.
The proposal was offered by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) as an amendment to the current Senate budget proposal.
Gabriel Sanchez, a political science professor at the University of New Mexico, stated that he “was happy to see that the governor agreed to accept federal fund to expand Medicare, as this is a vital program to New Mexico given the state’s demography.”
Here are some of the top stories this year reported Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau.
The non-partisan, non-profit organization Families USA released a no-holds barred report, slamming a statement made by Republican candidate Mitt Romney during last Wednesday’s presidential debate. Executive Director Ron Pollack cited Romney’s statement regarding support for a restructuring of Medicare, “if you’re 60 or around 60 or older you don’t need to listen any further”, as [...]
At the National Press Club Thursday, a panel from Families USA, a non profit that works to promote affordable health insurance, stressed the ramifications of a Mitt Romney presidency, should Romney act on his campaign promise to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The panel presented its findings, which compared the impact of ObamaCare versus [...]
President Obama embraced the Republican term for his healthcare law, Obamacare, taking the nickname instead to indicate that the president pushed forward the legislation because of the fact he cares about the health of Americans. “I think we need to keep moving forward with the new healthcare law. It is cutting costs, it is covering [...]