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Here Are The Challenges Facing The Senate After House Passes Obamacare Replacement Bill

May 5, 2017 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ Republicans cleared a major hurdle on Wednesday in advancing their proposal repealing and replacing Obamacare. But the House GOP’s health care bill is likely to see major changes in the Senate, where Republicans must contend with strict budget rules and slim margins to pass the legislation. The House passed the American Health […]

Veterans Explain Why They Came To Trump’s Inauguration

January 21, 2017 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ Thousands of people gathered in the District of Columbia to watch the inauguration of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Trump was sworn into office Friday at noon, where he marked the event as a time of change for the American people. “Today we are not merely transferring power from […]

What Happens For Consumers After Congress Repeals Obamacare

January 14, 2017 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ All the talk about congressional Republicans preparing to repeal Obamacare may have some Americans on edge, but GOP lawmakers say they intend to craft a plan that will phase out the health care law to ensure a “stable transition” for consumers who depend on it. Republicans say they want consumers to keep […]

Meet 2 Hurting Americans Who Are Ready For Congress To Repeal Obamacare

November 30, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ On the night of the election three weeks ago, Rochelle Bird stayed up late watching the returns with a friend. Bird, a financial adviser from Overland Park, Kansas, recalled being in knots in the days leading up to the election. “If it didn’t go the way of [Donald] Trump, the next four […]

Obamacare ‘Insurer Bailouts’ Become Less Likely Under President Trump

November 19, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ Insurance companies hoping for relief in the form of changes to two Obamacare programs may end up disappointed now that President-elect Donald Trump is preparing to take the White House. Obamacare’s risk corridor and reinsurance programs sunset at the end of the year, but conservative groups are worried that Congress would attempt to […]

How Republicans Can Start To Dismantle Obamacare With A Trump Presidency

November 10, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ The GOP’s long-discussed dreams of repealing Obamacare became closer to reality early Wednesday morning when Donald Trump was elected president. Six years after President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law and after more than 60 attempts to repeal it, Republicans now have a good chance to advance their own […]

In 3 Years, His Insurance Premiums Double As Options Decline Under Obamacare

October 18, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ For the past 15 years, Warren Jones has had the same health insurance plan with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City. But over the years, Jones, of Kansas City, Missouri, has watched the coverage offered in his policy “erode” over time. First, the company got rid of the dental and […]

A Day In The Life Of A Delegate To The GOP Convention

July 20, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ CLEVELAND—It’s just after 3 p.m. on the afternoon of the first day of the Republican National Convention, and Art Wittich is leaning up against a red pole on the outskirts of the convention floor, observing the events taking place before him. Directly to his right, CNN anchors and guests gather around an […]

Under Obamacare, Small Business Owner Forced To Get Rid Of Health Care Benefits Or Face Fine Up To $500K

May 31, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ When Maryland business owner Thomas Kunkel first learned about the Affordable Care Act, he was excited about the prospect of the new health care law. “From the small business standpoint, it was actually one of the first times I felt like a bit of a social program might actually benefit a small […]

Lawmakers Say Congress Should Investigate Millionaires Enrolling In Medicaid

February 13, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ Conservative lawmakers say Congress should investigate the number of millionaires who qualify for and enroll in government-sponsored health insurance under Obamacare, a trend exposed in a Daily Signal report earlier this week. At the monthly Capitol Hill event Conversations with Conservatives, lawmakers in attendance discussed a recent Daily Signal report involving people […]

Fact-Checking President Obama’s Final State Of The Union

January 13, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn and Josh Siegel  and Philip Wegmann ~ President Barack Obama looked to the future Tuesday night in his final State of the Union address, touching on issues ranging from health care and the economy to climate change, terrorism and military strength. Obama touted the achievements of his seven years in office, and outlined how […]

The Surprising Proposals In President Obama’s State Of The Union

January 21, 2015 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address tonight, outlining a number of domestic policy proposals and warning Republicans he would strike down any legislation that repeals Obamacare and rolls back his immigration policies. Obama entered the House chamber at 9:06 p.m. and slowly made his way up the […]