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REVIEW: Obamacare 2.0 (so far)

Communications • November 24, 2014

Every week is a challenge for President Obama’s health care law — but this past one was especially rough. The second round of Open Enrollment for Obamacare started last weekend. But with the “updated” HealthCare.gov came a lot of painful side effects. Higher costs: Many Americans are facing hefty price increases in health care purchased through Obamacare exchanges — in …

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Obamacare Open Enrollment: The Sequel

Communications • November 17, 2014

Obamacare is open for business again. Saturday marked the second open enrollment period, allowing consumers to purchase health coverage through exchange websites like healthcare.gov. If you’ve forgotten what happened during the first open enrollment (last year), here’s Jon Stewart with a refresher: With a price tag of more than $2 billion (and counting), will healthcare.gov work this time …

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On health care, Americans deserve better

Rep. Bob Gibbs • November 17, 2014

Open enrollment for healthcare began this weekend, and all Americans must participate or face a penalty. If this round of sign-ups is anything like last year, we can expect long wait times, trouble logging on and the uncertainty of whether or not the plan you signed up for is suitable for you and your family. …

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One-Minute of the Week: Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-PA)

Communications • November 14, 2014

“In this case, Mr. Speaker, the American people mind both the Administration’s dishonesty and its opinion of them.” Congratulations to Congressman Keith Rothfus of Pennsylvania for offering this week’s Conference One Minute of the Week. Rep. Rothfus discussed the broken promises of the President’s health care law – made more apparent this week by economist Jonathan Gruber’s comments …

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“The most transparent administration in history”

Communications • November 13, 2014

The worst kept secret is out. The Obama adminstration – which once touted itself as the most transparent administration in history – relied on a lack of transparency to pass its trainwreck of a health care law. Hear the comments from Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber: This quote says all you need to know about Obamacare and the administration that rammed …

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Where’s the Save American Workers Act? You guessed it.

Communications • October 27, 2014

President Obama’s health care law redefines “full-time employees” to anyone who works 30 hours or more — rather than the standard 40-hour work week. For 2.6 million Americans, this means less opportunity, a smaller paycheck, and greater stress. House Republicans quickly saw the danger in reducing the American work week. Already three out of four of …

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The Obamacare grades are in

Communications • October 16, 2014

Last month the Physicians Foundation released it 2014 Survey of America’s Physicians — a report card for the health care industry. And the grades for President Obama’s health care law aren’t good: doctors disapprove of Obamcare by nearly a two to one margin. Doctor Jeffrey Singer broke down his greatest concerns since Obamacare’s implementation, and gave …

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Taking a closer look at Obamacare costs

Communications • October 7, 2014

When President Obama announced his plan for HealthCare.gov, a lot of promises were made. However, when October 1, 2013 rolled around — those promises turned out to be a lot of problems. A website crash combined with fundamental flaws created an expensive and confusing health care problem for millions of Americans. But as the problems continue to …

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Happy Anniversary HealthCare.gov

Communications • October 1, 2014

One year ago, Obamacare was “rolled out” in spectacularly disastrous fashion. To mark the anniversary, here’s a simulated video from last year of an actual chat between a potential customer and a customer service representative for Healthcare.gov that reminds us just how bad October 1, 2013 was for millions of Americans. For a statement from …

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Final Countdown… Again.

Communications • September 30, 2014

 The second Open Enrollment period for Obamacare is around the corner (starting November 15) — but Americans are still confused, and the Obama administration is still unprepared. In a recent survey by the Associated Press, the Affordable Care Act ranked as the most complicated political issue — even outranking Social Security financing and the Federal …

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