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Obama Seeks to Re-Cast Health Care Law following Court’s Ruling

Obama Seeks to Re-Cast Health Care Law following Court’s RulingLuke Sharrett/Pool via Bloomberg(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama came to the East Room today to talk about what his victory in the U.S. Supreme Court means to the American people, and to cast the health care legislation as an unpopular effort that he ac...

Obama Seeks to Re-Cast Health Care Law following Court’s Ruling

Obama Seeks to Re-Cast Health Care Law following Court’s RulingLuke Sharrett/Pool via Bloomberg(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama came to the East Room today to talk about what his victory in the U.S. Supreme Court means to the American people, and to cast the health care legislation as an unpopular effort that he ac...

Romney Renews Call for ‘Obamacare’ Repeal

Romney Renews Call for ‘Obamacare’ RepealJIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) -- Mitt Romney today renewed his vow to repeal the health care law that the United States Supreme Court upheld earlier in the day, referring to the plan as “bad law” and “bad policy.”&ldquo...

Health Care Defeated? What President Obama Heard First

Health Care Defeated? What President Obama Heard FirstPablo Martinez Monsivais/Pool via Bloomberg(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama was just outside the Oval Office Thursday morning when he got the news — erroneous, as it turned out — that the U.S. Supreme Court had struck down the individual man...

GOP Preps Next Crack at Repeal; Pelosi Says ‘Best is Yet to Come’

GOP Preps Next Crack at Repeal; Pelosi Says ‘Best is Yet to Come’JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who served as speaker when she championed the president’s health care reform through the House of Representatives, called the Supreme Court’s ruling today &ldqu...

Supreme Court Curbs Health Reform Expansion of Medicaid

Supreme Court Curbs Health Reform Expansion of MedicaidiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- While the Supreme Court narrowly ruled the Affordable Care Act constitutional, it did place some important restrictions on a Medicaid expansion that is a backbone of the law’s efforts to insure more Americans...

Health Care Ruling: Business Winners, Losers

Health Care Ruling: Business Winners, LosersCreatas Images/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- For American businesses in general, and the health care industry in particular, the Supreme Court decision to uphold President Obama's overhaul law removes a great deal of uncertainty. After months of legal challe...

Health Care Ruling: Republicans ‘Sick,’ Dems ‘Thrilled’

Health Care Ruling: Republicans ‘Sick,’ Dems ‘Thrilled’ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As news began to trickle out about the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the individual mandate provision of the health care law, ABC News talked with Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, a staunch opponent, on the steps of the Supre...

Supreme Court Health Care Ruling: What It Means For You

Supreme Court Health Care Ruling: What It Means For YouCreatas 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...

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

Poll: Health Care Law Lacks Support But So Does Status QuoCreatas 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...

GOP Group Tells Young Adults ‘Obamacare’ Isn’t for Them

GOP Group Tells Young Adults ‘Obamacare’ Isn’t for ThemMLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Americans are split on whether health care reform will help young adults, and a GOP group wants to convince young voters that it won’t.Crossroads Generation, a spin-off of the Karl Rove co-founded gr...

Health Care Law Supporters: Carriers on PR Offensive, Hope to Send Signal to High Court

Health Care Law Supporters: Carriers on PR Offensive, Hope to Send Signal to High CourtComstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court isn’t expected to rule until later this month on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, but there’s been some interesting developments as outside interest groups prepare for wh...

Romney Outlines Health Care Plans in Battleground Florida

Romney Outlines Health Care Plans in Battleground FloridaWin McNamee/Getty Images(ORLANDO) -- Looking to continue to benefit from President Obama’s remark last week that the private sector is “doing fine,” Mitt Romney sought to portray the president as “out of touch” when it com...

Romney Says He Hopes Supreme Court ‘Does the Right Thing’ on Health Care

Romney Says He Hopes Supreme Court ‘Does the Right Thing’ on Health CareJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(ATLANTA) -- Mitt Romney Monday said he hopes the country’s highest court “does the right thing” and overturns the health care plan established by President Obama.“Gosh, I hope they do the right thing...

Memos Unveil How White House Worked with PhRMA to Sell Obamacare

Memos Unveil How White House Worked with PhRMA to Sell ObamacareZoonar/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Memos released Friday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee reveal that the Obama administration coordinated a $150 million advertising campaign with pharmaceutical companies in support of the 2010 Affordable Care ...

Twins Born to Dead Father Ineligible for Benefits

Twins Born to Dead Father Ineligible for BenefitsiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Twins conceived in Florida from the frozen sperm of their father who died 18 months before their birth are not entitled to survivors benefits, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.The twins’ mother, Karen Capa...

107 Charged in Medicare Fraud Worth $452 Million

107 Charged in Medicare Fraud Worth $452 MillionOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- Government officials Wednesday confirmed the arrests of more than 100 medical professionals in a nationwide crackdown on Medicare fraud. The Medicare Fraud Strike Force has charged 107 individuals...

Scott Brown Criticized for Keeping Daughter on His Health Insurance

Scott Brown Criticized for Keeping Daughter on His Health InsuranceScott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- After facing her own controversy for questions about her Native-American heritage, Elizabeth Warren, the likely Democratic nominee in the Massachusetts Senate race, has accused Sen. Scott...

On ‘Romneycare’ Birthday, Video Traces Ties to ‘Obamacare’

On ‘Romneycare’ Birthday, Video Traces Ties to ‘Obamacare’Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Obama campaign is marking the six-year anniversary of Mitt Romney’s Massachusetts health care law with a new mini-documentary that traces its path from “model for the nation” to Republ...

Eric Holder Reflects on ‘Obamacare’ Homework Assignment

Eric Holder Reflects on ‘Obamacare’ Homework AssignmentMark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The morning after completing a homework assignment given by a federal judge explaining the administration’s stance on courts’ role in overturning laws, Attorney General Eric Holder was beaming at how ...
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