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Appeals Court to Rule on Health Care Law Provisions

Appeals Court to Rule on Health Care Law Provisions

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — It’s possible the U.S. Supreme Court isn’t done with the Affordable Care Act just yet.After ruling last June that the law, otherwise known as “Obamacare,” was constitutional, the high court gave its opponents some new l…

Health Care Law: GOP Govs Opt Out of State Exchanges

Health Care Law: GOP Govs Opt Out of State Exchanges

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Despite President Obama’s victory, Republican governors say they’re not caving in on carrying out the Affordable Care Act — or as they’ve derisively dubbed it, “Obamacare.”Several g…

House Planning Yet Another Vote to Repeal Healthcare Law

House Planning Yet Another Vote to Repeal Healthcare Law

TOBY JORRIN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — When it comes to House Republican efforts to repeal President Obama’s healthcare law, it’s a case of, if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again — and then try some more.The Republican-c…

Gov. Rick Perry Says Texas Won’t Implement Portions of ‘Obamacare’

Gov. Rick Perry Says Texas Won’t Implement Portions of ‘Obamacare’

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry will send a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Monday informing her that Texas will not implement two portions of President Obama’s health care pl…

Editorial Says Romney’s Supreme Court Reaction Threatens His Chances

Editorial Says Romney’s Supreme Court Reaction Threatens His Chances

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WOLFEBORO N.H.) — A scathing Wall Street Journal editorial Thursday morning said the Romney campaign’s — and now Romney’s — comments on the Supreme Court health decision will be considered a “a turning poi…

Romney Calls Individual Mandate a Tax, Contradicts His Top Aide

Romney Calls Individual Mandate a Tax, Contradicts His Top Aide

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney steered his campaign message back in line with other top Republicans on Wednesday, insisting that the health care law’s individual mandate that requires most Americans to buy health insurance wa…

Public Divides on Health Care Ruling, But Romney’s Plans Fall Shorter

Public Divides on Health Care Ruling, But Romney’s Plans Fall Shorter

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Americans divide on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the federal health care law and on President Obama’s plans for the health care system alike, while favorable views of Mitt Romney’s approach t…

Where to Escape the Individual Mandate (Hint: Not Canada)

Where to Escape the Individual Mandate (Hint: Not Canada)

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Supreme Court’s ruling upholding Obama’s health care law on Thursday made some people so disillusioned with the United States that they posted on Facebook and Twitter that they were jumping ship and moving to Can…

The Reality of Repealing Obama’s Health Care Law

The Reality of Repealing Obama’s Health Care Law

MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Within minutes of the Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the president’s health care law on Thursday, both Congressional Republicans and the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, vowed to repe…

Obama Camp Says It Outraised Romney After Supreme Court Ruling

Obama Camp Says It Outraised Romney After Supreme Court Ruling

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/PeteSouza/White House(WASHINGTON) — President Obama’s campaign claims to have outraised Mitt Romney in online donations since the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to uphold the president’s health law was hand…

Romney: There’s Greater Urgency in Election After Health Care Ruling

Romney: There’s Greater Urgency in Election After Health Care Ruling

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney said there is “greater urgency” in the election now following the decision by the Supreme Court to uphold President Obama’s health care plan. “What happened yesterday calls for greater urgency, I believe…

Medical Organizations Applaud Health Care Ruling

Medical Organizations Applaud Health Care Ruling

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Thursday that the Affordable Care Act, with its individual mandate, is constitutional has elicited a wide range of opinions from across the medical community.Most major national m…

Health Care Law Mandate ‘Tax’: How Many People Will It Affect?

Health Care Law Mandate ‘Tax’: How Many People Will It Affect?

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The health insurance mandate upheld today by the Supreme Court will impact roughly 26 million Americans, or 8 percent of the population, according to a recent study by the Urban Institute and an independent analysis by …

Health Care Law Mandate ‘Tax’: How Many People Will It Affect?

Health Care Law Mandate ‘Tax’: How Many People Will It Affect?

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The health insurance mandate upheld today by the Supreme Court will impact roughly 26 million Americans, or 8 percent of the population, according to a recent study by the Urban Institute and an independent analysis by …

Supreme Court Health Care Ruling: What It Means For You

Supreme Court Health Care Ruling: What It Means For You

Creatas Images/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court ruled five to four Thursday morning that President Obama’s health-care law, his top domestic policy achievement, is constitutional because the “individual mandate” — the penalty individu…

Romney Predicts Sleepless Night in White House over Health Care Law

Romney Predicts Sleepless Night in White House over Health Care Law

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(STERLING, Va.) — On the eve of the Supreme Court’s decision as to whether President Obama’s health care law is constitutional, Mitt Romney bounded into the battleground state of Virginia and predicted a sleeple…

Supreme Court: Health Care Decision Day

Supreme Court: Health Care Decision Day

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Dressed in their black robes, the nine Supreme Court justices will emerge from behind regal red curtains Thursday morning at 10 a.m. to solve one of Washington’s biggest mysteries: the legal fate of the Affordable …

Poll: Health Care Law Lacks Support But So Does Status Quo

Poll: Health Care Law Lacks Support But So Does Status Quo

Creatas Images/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Americans are equally dissatisfied with the current health care system and with the federal law intended to improve it, according to the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll.  That suggests that the U.S. Supr…

Obama Defends Health Care Law: ‘It’s the Right Thing to Do’

Obama Defends Health Care Law: ‘It’s the Right Thing to Do’

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — Ahead of the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act,  President Obama today offered impassioned support for the law’s most popular provisions and warned that Mitt Romney opposes the…

Romney: Obama’s Term ‘Wasted’ if Health Care Law is Struck Down

Romney: Obama’s Term ‘Wasted’ if Health Care Law is Struck Down

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(SALEM, Va.) — Mitt Romney said today that President Obama’s time in office will have been “wasted” if the Supreme Court rules his health care plan to be unconstitutional.”As you know, the Supreme Court is going to be dealing wi…

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