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Think Tank Founded by Newt Gingrich Files for Bankruptcy

Think Tank Founded by Newt Gingrich Files for Bankruptcy

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The health care think tank founded by Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy. The Center for Health Transformation, headed by chairman Nancy Desmond filed for bankr…

Ryan Responds to Obama Criticism: President Is ‘More Partisan and Desperate by the Day’

Ryan Responds to Obama Criticism: President Is ‘More Partisan and Desperate by the Day’

Michael Bonfigli /The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — As Wisconsin voters headed to the polls Tuesday, the state’s most controversial congressman, Rep. Paul Ryan, ripped President Obama’s criticism of his budget pro…

Biden Confident Supreme Court Will Uphold Health Care Law

Biden Confident Supreme Court Will Uphold Health Care Law

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden says he is confident the Supreme Court will uphold the constitutionality of President Obama’s signature health care legislation.“We think the mandate and the l…

Pelosi: ‘No Idea’ Whether Supreme Court Will Strike Down Individual Mandate

Pelosi: ‘No Idea’ Whether Supreme Court Will Strike Down Individual Mandate

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi Wednesday said she has “no idea” whether the Supreme Court will strike down a key provision of the health care law that she guided through Congress during her …

Obama Campaign: Romney ‘Out of Touch’ on Pre-Existing Conditions

Obama Campaign: Romney ‘Out of Touch’ on Pre-Existing Conditions

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(LOS ANGELES) — Democrats and the Obama campaign are pounding Mitt Romney for what they call a wildly out-of-touch comment on pre-existing conditions during his appearance on the Tonight Show.Romney told Jay Len…

White House Defends Verrilli’s Supreme Court Performance

White House Defends Verrilli’s Supreme Court Performance

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Stung by savage reviews of the administration’s courtroom defense Tuesday, the White House is riding to the defense of its solicitor general, Donald Verrilli Jr.“He ably and skillfully represented the…

Activists Sending Knitted Vaginas to Congressmen

Activists Sending Knitted Vaginas to Congressmen

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Amid the stacks of constituent letters, national newspapers and co-sponsor requests, some members of Congress are about find a plush, pink, hand-knitted uterus tucked into their daily mail deliveries. For a growing…

Justice Kennedy Seen as Key to Obamacare Decision

Justice Kennedy Seen as Key to Obamacare Decision

Bill Clark / CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Republican attorneys general and senators were all talking about Justice Anthony Kennedy Tuesday afternoon as they left the Supreme Court.The challengers of President Obama’s health care law appear to beli…

Protesters Collide over Health Care Outside Supreme Court

Protesters Collide over Health Care Outside Supreme Court

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The space just outside the Supreme Court morphed into a figurative battlefield Tuesday afternoon as Tea Party forces rallied and confronted Obamacare supporters with screams, personal attacks and provocative sign…

Key Supreme Court Justices Skeptical of ‘Obamacare’ Mandate

Key Supreme Court Justices Skeptical of ‘Obamacare’ Mandate

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Two years after President Obama signed the signature achievement of his administration, the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court heard arguments about whether a key provision of the law is const…

Michele Bachmann Speaks on Health Care Outside Supreme Court

Michele Bachmann Speaks on Health Care Outside Supreme Court

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The pro-Obama forces were chanting outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday even louder than they were Monday, and Tea Party icon Michele Bachmann’s presence only galvanized them.“We love Obamacare,&rdquo…

Supreme Court Hears ‘Obamacare’ Challenge on Individual Mandate

Supreme Court Hears ‘Obamacare’ Challenge on Individual Mandate

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In the second day of arguments regarding health care, Supreme Court justices are considering the key constitutional issue, whether the government can compel Americans to buy health insurance or pay a fine or tax. T…

Santorum Defends Outburst over Romney as ‘Worst Republican’ on Health Care

Santorum Defends Outburst over Romney as ‘Worst Republican’ on Health Care

ABC/ DONNA SVENNEVIK(WASHINGTON) — Rick Santorum, asked about the heated confrontation he had with New York Times reporter Jeff Zeleny over Mitt Romney’s fitness for the Republican nomination, said Monday he had no regrets about how it was handl…

Supreme Court Line Forms 3 Days Before Health Care Hearing

Supreme Court Line Forms 3 Days Before Health Care Hearing

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — More than 72 hours before Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court health care hearing starts, the line for spectators is already forming outside.At 9 a.m. Friday morning the first person started the line in front of the Supreme Court….

Jim Kim Said Obama Lacks Leadership on Health Costs

Jim Kim Said Obama Lacks Leadership on Health Costs

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Dr. Jim Kim, President Obama’s newly-appointed nominee to head the World Bank, has previously been openly critical of President Obama and the shortcomings in his administration’s healt…

@BarackObama: Happy Birthday ‘Obamacare’

@BarackObama: Happy Birthday ‘Obamacare’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama’s re-election campaign, which has been celebrating the Affordable Care Act all week, has officially tweeted a ‘Happy Birthday’ from the @BarackObama account.“Happy bir…

Obama Video Marks Health Care Law Anniversary

Obama Video Marks Health Care Law Anniversary

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama marks the two-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act with a new campaign video that recounts how “an unmet promise” of health insurance reform became “the law of the land.&r…

Million Mailers to Women Plug Obama Health Law

Million Mailers to Women Plug Obama Health Law

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — Seeking to expand the edge that President Obama holds over Mitt Romney among women voters, the Democratic National Committee this week is sending out 1 million mailers to women in several states to show how the heal…

Obama Plugs Health Care Law at Texas Fundraiser

Obama Plugs Health Care Law at Texas Fundraiser

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — President Obama tonight honed a defense of his administration’s controversial health care law, calling pledges by his Republican rivals to roll back the legislation an affront to women.“Because of thi…

Obama Up in Swing States Regardless of Unpopular Health Care Law

Obama Up in Swing States Regardless of Unpopular Health Care Law

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — A pair of new polls shows President Obama’s standing on the rise with battleground state voters even as his signature health care overhaul appears increasingly unpopular.Obama’s approv…

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