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The Senate GOP Rushed To Repeal Obamacare -- And The House Is Set To Join Them - Forbes;

The Senate GOP Rushed To Repeal Obamacare -- And The House Is Set To Join Them - Forbes

ForbesThe Senate GOP Rushed To Repeal Obamacare -- And The House Is Set To Join ThemForbesThe GOP is on a roll this week, as they hurry to ram through ill-planned legislation and cabinet appointments without adequate debate and oversight. By scheduling multiple Senate confirmation hearings on the same day, for example, they clearly ...and more »

House votes to begin repealing Obamacare - Reuters;

House votes to begin repealing Obamacare - Reuters

ReutersHouse votes to begin repealing ObamacareReutersWASHINGTON U.S. House Republicans on Friday won passage of a measure starting the process of dismantling Obamacare, despite concerns about not having a ready replacement and the potential financial cost of repealing Democratic President Barack ...and more »

GOP's Go-Slow 'Rescue Mission' Plan To Replace Obamacare - NPR;

GOP's Go-Slow 'Rescue Mission' Plan To Replace Obamacare - NPR

NPRGOP's Go-Slow 'Rescue Mission' Plan To Replace ObamacareNPRAs their first major act of the new Congress, Republicans rushed approval of a budget resolution this week that sets up a framework for repealing Obamacare, but what exactly to replace it with is still a puzzle Republicans are piecing together. And it ...and more »

How Last Night's Obamacare Votes Could Affect Addiction Care - Pacific Standard;

How Last Night's Obamacare Votes Could Affect Addiction Care - Pacific Standard

Pacific StandardHow Last Night's Obamacare Votes Could Affect Addiction CarePacific StandardIn a first step to repealing the Affordable Care Act, Senate Republicans struck down two provisions that are considered crucial to expanding substance use disorders and other mental-health care in the United States. By Francie Diep. Senate Majority ...and more »

With Obamacare facing repeal, what happens next? - Dallas News (blog);

With Obamacare facing repeal, what happens next? - Dallas News (blog)

Dallas News (blog)With Obamacare facing repeal, what happens next?Dallas News (blog)Jonathan Osborne of Louisville, Ky., was out of work and covered through the Affordable Care Act when his bladder cancer was diagnosed. "When I go back to work and have to pay something for my insurance, I won't holler and pout about it," he said.and more »

Congress takes first step toward dismantling the Affordable Care Act - PBS NewsHour;

Congress takes first step toward dismantling the Affordable Care Act - PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHourCongress takes first step toward dismantling the Affordable Care ActPBS NewsHourU.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) introduce Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH), Representative Jason Smith (R-MO) and Representative Luke Messer (R-IN) as new members of the House Republican ...and more »

US patients await Obamacare's fate - BBC News;

US patients await Obamacare's fate - BBC News

BBC NewsUS patients await Obamacare's fateBBC NewsAs Republicans begin their repeal of the Affordable Care Act, patients weigh in on how the act has changed their medical care. At first, 20-year-old Duncan DeLoach figured that the persistent, squeezing feeling he had at the base of his spine was just ...and more »

Here are the lies Paul Ryan told about Obamacare during his town hall meeting - Los Angeles Times;

Here are the lies Paul Ryan told about Obamacare during his town hall meeting - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesHere are the lies Paul Ryan told about Obamacare during his town hall meetingLos Angeles TimesWe know that House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wisc.) is desperate to repeal the Affordable Care Act. What he never has been able to explain adequately is why. Oh, sure, Ryan has offered some rhetorical explanations. He says Obamacare is “collapsing.and more »

The House just took another major step toward repealing Obamacare - Yahoo Finance;

The House just took another major step toward repealing Obamacare - Yahoo Finance

Yahoo FinanceThe House just took another major step toward repealing ObamacareYahoo FinanceThe US House of Representatives on Friday struck the second blow against the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. The House passed a resolution Friday that directs committees in the Senate to draft legislation that would repeal the ACA.and more »

The Biggest Changes Obamacare Made, and Those That May Disappear - New York Times;

The Biggest Changes Obamacare Made, and Those That May Disappear - New York Times

New York TimesThe Biggest Changes Obamacare Made, and Those That May DisappearNew York TimesAfter years of vowing to repeal the Affordable Care Act, as it is formally known, Republican lawmakers in both chambers of Congress have now passed a bill that will make it easier to gut the law. Because they are using a special budget process ...and more »

House takes first step to repeal ObamaCare - The Hill;

House takes first step to repeal ObamaCare - The Hill

The HillHouse takes first step to repeal ObamaCareThe HillThe House on Friday voted to begin the process of repealing ObamaCare, despite defections from some Republicans wary of rushing ahead without a plan to replace the law. Lawmakers voted largely along party lines, 227-198, to approve a budget resolution ...and more »

7 Reasons the Affordable Care Act Matters to the LGBTQ Community - Human Rights Campaign (blog);

7 Reasons the Affordable Care Act Matters to the LGBTQ Community - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Human Rights Campaign (blog)7 Reasons the Affordable Care Act Matters to the LGBTQ CommunityHuman Rights Campaign (blog)Congress has voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — landmark legislation that provides access to healthcare for 22 million Americans, including millions of LGBTQ people. President Obama has blocked their attempts in the past, but next week ...and more »

Cancer Survivor Saved By Obamacare Confronts Paul Ryan On Its Repeal - GOOD Magazine;

Cancer Survivor Saved By Obamacare Confronts Paul Ryan On Its Repeal - GOOD Magazine

GOOD MagazineCancer Survivor Saved By Obamacare Confronts Paul Ryan On Its RepealGOOD MagazineAt a town hall moderated by CNN's Jake Tapper, Jeff Jeans introduced himself to House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-WI, as an enduring Republican and someone who worked in both the Reagan and Bush campaigns. He said that he's a small business owner ...and more »

Don't repeal Obamacare without a workable replacement - Dallas News;

Don't repeal Obamacare without a workable replacement - Dallas News

Dallas NewsDon't repeal Obamacare without a workable replacementDallas NewsPresident-elect Donald Trump and House and Senate Republicans are on a bullet train toward repealing the Obama administration's centerpiece health care legislative accomplishment but are far from a quick consensus on what will replace it. Congress this ...and more »

Watch This Man Tell Paul Ryan How Obamacare Saved His Life - SELF;

Watch This Man Tell Paul Ryan How Obamacare Saved His Life - SELF

SELFWatch This Man Tell Paul Ryan How Obamacare Saved His LifeSELFAt a CNN town hall on Thursday, a Republican cancer survivor put a very personal face on the national debate over the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare or the ACA). “Because of the Affordable Care Act, I'm standing here today," survivor Jeff ...and more »

Where GOP Governors Stand on 'Repeal and Replace' - Governing;

Where GOP Governors Stand on 'Repeal and Replace' - Governing

GoverningWhere GOP Governors Stand on 'Repeal and Replace'GoverningThe Obamacare debate puts them in a tough spot and for many, up against their Republican counterparts in Congress. by Mattie Quinn | January 13, 2017. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, left, and Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson at the Republican Governors ...and more »

Lifelong Republican to Speaker Ryan: Obamacare saved my life - CNN;

Lifelong Republican to Speaker Ryan: Obamacare saved my life - CNN

CNNLifelong Republican to Speaker Ryan: Obamacare saved my lifeCNN(CNN) An audience member at CNN's town hall with House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Barack Obama saved his life through the Affordable Care Act. Jeff Jeans of Sedona, Arizona, told Ryan, who is leading the fight in the House to repeal Obamacare, ...and more »

Obamacare Repeal: What Happens to Birth Control Coverage? - Money Magazine;

Obamacare Repeal: What Happens to Birth Control Coverage? - Money Magazine

Money MagazineObamacare Repeal: What Happens to Birth Control Coverage?Money MagazineIt's looking like women may have to go back to paying out-of-pocket for contraception if Obamacare gets gutted. Senate Republicans took the first step toward repealing the Affordable Care Act during Thursday's "vote-a-rama" -- and while voting on a ...and more »

House takes first step towards repealing Obamacare - CNN;

House takes first step towards repealing Obamacare - CNN

CNNHouse takes first step towards repealing ObamacareCNNWashington (CNN) The House of Representatives began the process of dismantling the Affordable Care Act on Friday, approving a budget resolution on a mostly party line vote. The vote was 227-198. The Senate passed the measure earlier this week.and more »

Cancer Survivor Tells Paul Ryan: 'I'd Be Dead' Without Obamacare - Huffington Post;

Cancer Survivor Tells Paul Ryan: 'I'd Be Dead' Without Obamacare - Huffington Post

Huffington PostCancer Survivor Tells Paul Ryan: 'I'd Be Dead' Without ObamacareHuffington PostA man who survived cancer despite a grim diagnosis challenged House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on his efforts to repeal Obamacare. “Because of the Affordable Care Act, I'm standing here today,” Jeff Jeans told Ryan at a CNN town hall event on ...and more »