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  1. Obamacare repeal could involve high-risk pools like Wisconsin's

    Lacrossetribune.com - Minnesota 02.22 / 23:44 lacrossetribune.com
    As Republicans in Congress look to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, they’re considering a return to high-risk pools like one in Wisconsin that some considered a national m…
  2. 6 MORE REPUBLICANS SAY SLOW DOWN ON OBAMACARE REPEAL

    Hispanicamericans.com - Top Stories 02.22 / 23:20 hispanicamericans.com
    Anxiety about repealing Obamacare without a replacement got a lot more visible in the U.S. Senate on Monday evening, as a half-dozen Republican senators called publicly for slowing down the process. It’s not clear how strongly these senators feel about it, or whether they are willing to defy party leadership over how and when efforts to repeal Obamacare proceed. But at least three other GOP senators have now expressed reservations about eliminating the Affordable Care Act without first set…
  3. What Brookings experts are saying about Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) repeal/replace

    Brookings.edu - Health 02.22 / 22:39 brookings.edu
    Now that Republicans control both Congress and the White House, talk of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) has accelerated. But as Americans nationwide voice concerns in congressional town halls about repeal, the process may not proceed as rapidly as ACA opponents had hoped. What are the pitfalls to repeal, and what are […
  4. Kenney warns of doom and gloom from Obamacare repeal

    Metro.us - Philadelphia 02.22 / 22:38 www.metro.us
    City leaders across country speak out against GOP…
  5. Repealing Obamacare could be costly for Pennsylvania

    Mcall.com - Local 02.22 / 22:37 www.mcall.com
    As the Legislature's main budget panels hold hearings over Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed $32.3 billion spending plan, they face a financial unknown that is out of their hands:President Donald Trump's and Republican-controlled Congress' intent on repealingthe Affordable Care Act, widely known as…
  6. The end of Barack's legacy? White House brands Obamacare 'unaffordable' in latest rant

    Express-World 02.22 / 22:35 express.co.uk
    A WHITE HOUSE official defended plans to repeal Barack Obama’s legacy-defining health law - branding it “…
  7. Trump supporters' chief complaint about Obamacare: It costs too much

    CNNMoney - Economy 02.22 / 22:28 money.cnn.com
    Trump supporters say they found deductibles and out-of-pocket costs under Obamacare to be unaffordable, according to a new Kaiser…
  8. Addiction treatment vulnerable as Obamacare repeal looms in horizon

    Hispanicamericans.com - Health 02.22 / 22:02 hispanicamericans.com
    CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesaving, for some of those caught up in the nation’s opioid-addiction crisis . In Kentucky, which has been ravaged worse than almost any other state by fentanyl, heroin and other drugs, Tyler Witten went into rehab at Medicaid’s expense after the state expanded the program under a provision of the act. Until then, he had been addicted to pai…
  9. Ladies of ‘The View’ Happy About Protests at GOP Town Halls, Spar Over Obamacare

    Freebeacon.com - Washington (WA) 02.22 / 21:55 freebeacon.com
    The post Ladies of ‘The View’ Happy About Protests at GOP Town Halls, Spar Over Obamacare appeared first on Washington Free…
  10. Protesters press Sen. Blunt for town hall meetings on Obamacare, Trump policies

    Smithvilleherald.com - Missouri (MO) 02.22 / 21:44 smithvilleherald.com
    Mirrors pressuring being put on members of Congress around the…
  11. With Obamacare's future uncertain, hundreds rally at Capitol for single-payer healthcare in California

    Dailypilot.com - College Sports 02.22 / 21:25 dailypilot.com
    Essential Politics: Lawmaker says California needs an estate tax if the federal version is scrapped, Sanders thanks supporters in Los Angeles Feb. 22, 2017, 1:13 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:…
  12. Addiction treatment vulnerable as Obamacare repeal looms in horizon

    Cbsnews.com -Health 02.22 / 21:16 www.cbsnews.com
    Around 1.8 million people, who have acquired mental health and addiction treatment, now fear losing…
  13. Addiction treatment vulnerable as Obamacare repeal looms in horizon

    Cbsnews.com - Health 02.22 / 21:11 cbsnews.com
    Around 1.8 million people, who have acquired mental health and addiction treatment, now fear losing…
  14. Goldman Has Grim Outlook for Tax Reform Amid Obamacare Debate

    Thetrustadvisor.com - Technology 02.22 / 20:58 thetrustadvisor.com
    Story written by Julie Verhage at Bloomberg Investors counting on major U.S. tax reform in 2017 are going to be disappointed, according to Goldman Sachs. The problem is that lawmakers and Donald Trump’s administration are going to be so caught up figuring out how to repeal Obamacare that coming up with a new corporate tax system […] The post Goldman Has Grim Outlook for Tax Reform Amid Obamacare Debate appeared first on The Trust Ad…
  15. GOP groups ramp up pressure on lawmakers over ObamaCare

    Thehill.com - Health 02.22 / 20:36 thehill.com
    Republican groups are putting increasing pressure on both Democratic and GOP lawmakers through new ad campaigns to urge them to repeal and replace ObamaCare.One Nation, an advocacy group aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell…
  16. US mayors hold 'day of action' for ObamaCare

    Thehill.com - Health 02.22 / 20:36 thehill.com
    More than 60 mayors across the country plan to hold a national day of action Wednesday urging Congress not to repeal ObamaCare.Mayors from states including New York, South Carolina and Ohio will spend the day highlighting the impact repealing…
  17. PINKERTON: How Republicans Should Address the Hostile Obamacare Town Halls

    Breitbart.com - Politics 02.22 / 20:12 breitbart.com
    The fate of Obamacare dominates the news—again. Eight years ago, anti-Obamacare Republicans and Tea Partiers were on the offensive. Today, it’s pro-Obamacare Democrats, perhaps joined by “astroturf” activists, on the offense. Congressional Republicans have had plenty of time to think through their preferred alternative to Obamacare in the seven years since it was signed into law. So what is the hang-up? Part of the problem is the GOP has never really come to grips with the basic questio…
  18. Rep. McCarthy guests on “The Ralph Bailey Show” to discuss Obamacare, protests

    Kernradio.com - California (CA) 02.22 / 19:08 kernradio.com
    During an appearance on the Feb. 21 episode of “The Ralph Bailey Show,” Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) said Congress is poised to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, but is waiting on the Congressional Budget Office to return a report about the financial impact on the Republican-led plan. “We are ready to…
  19. Republicans Clash Over Obamacare Taxes

    Breitbart.com - Politics 02.22 / 19:02 breitbart.com
    Republicans continue to clash over Obamacare taxes as Congress plans to draft a repeal…
  20. Support for Obamacare repeal has dipped since Donald Trump took office: Poll

    WashingtonTimes-Health 02.22 / 18:44 washingtontimes.com
    The share of voters who want Congress to fully or partially scrap Obamacare has dipped noticeably since January, according to a poll released Wednesday that finds zeal for repeal is waning even as President Trump and congressional Republicans craft plans to gut and replace the law with market-oriented reforms. The…