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Obamacare is more unpopular than ever. 5 reasons why:

Communications • August 12, 2014

Every week there’s another Obamacare headline announcing another failure of the President’s health care program. Americans are starting to take notice. According to a recent survey, Obamcare is “more unpopular than ever” - with over half of Americans viewing Obamacare unfavorably. Pollsters found the sudden change in opinion unusual. Drew Altman, the Chief Executive of the Kaiser …

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5 things (still) on our summer wish list

Communications • August 4, 2014

House Republicans have passed more than 40 jobs bills that are now stuck in the Senate. Since it’s apparent we can’t get them all through a stubborn Democratic-controlled Senate, we have a shorter, more realistic wish list for Senator Reid that will help hardworking Americans. 1.  The Northern Route Approval Act This bill approves the construction of the …

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This week in Obamacare #Fails

Communications • July 25, 2014

This week was not a good one for Obamacare – but then again, what week is? Halbig vs. Sebellius This one was a doozie. On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued a ruling that found an essential part of President Obama’s health care law unconstitutional. The Court ruled that subsidies handed out …

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McMorris Rodgers: It is Time to Start Over on Health Care

Communications • July 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals’ 2-1 decision in Halbig v. Burwell. “Today the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled against a law that continues to hurt the American people.  In its striking rebuke against the legality of subsidies provided …

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McMorris Rodgers: Today’s health care numbers paint an old picture

Communications • July 1, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the release of the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General’s Obamacare verification report, in which it was found that over 2.6 million inconsistencies in the subsidy program remain unresolved. “Today’s reports paint an old …

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Another day, another Obamacare disappointment

Communications • July 1, 2014

But we can’t say we’re surprised. Today the Department of Health and Human Services Offices of the Inspector General’s released their Obamacare verification report. The Inspector General’s offices were looking at the  2.9 million application inconsistencies caused from health care forms being filled out incorrectly.  They were given the arduous task of examining the application inconsistencies in …

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Rep. Black: Let’s At Least Make Sure People Receiving Obamacare Subsidies Are Eligible for Them

Communications • June 12, 2014

For millions of Americans, Obamacare has resulted in higher costs, decreased quality of service, lost choices, and great frustration. House Republicans understand that Americans need  alternatives that maintain our high-quality health care system, while also ensuring low costs. In her column, Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) focuses on the lack of accountability in Obamacare’s subsidy application. Without ensuring that those …

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Obamcare continues to fail – epicly.

Communications • June 5, 2014

The Obama Administration was pretty proud of their 8 million Obamacare enrollees. However, it turns out there are some major issues with the numbers of the Americans who have enrolled. Newly released documents from the House Energy and Commerce Committee found over 4 million inconsistencies in health care applications – affecting over 2 million Americans. Another 2.9 million Americans …

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How’d Obamacare do in the news this week?

Communications • May 30, 2014

Premiums for individual Ohioans who buy health coverage through the federally run insurance exchange will increase 13 percent in 2015 compared to this year, the Ohio Department of Insurance said this afternoon. Premiums would average $374.42 per month, compared to $332.58 per month for the same coverage last year, the department said in a prepared …

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7 bad Obamacare headlines

Communications • May 7, 2014

April showers bring May flowers – except for Obamacare. Seven months ago, the headlines were all about the failed rollout of healthcare.gov. Glitch after glitch soon became delay after delay. Now, seven days into May, Americans are experiencing the real effects of Obamacare. It’s not pretty. Here are seven headlines from the first week of the month: 1. Washington Post | Why …

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