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Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 @ 2:20PM

Inside House Leadership’s 2014 Obamacare Strategy

House Republicans will try to coalesce around a health care strategy when they huddle behind closed doors this week, but whatever emerges almost certainly won’t be the comprehensive “alternative” to Obamacare that conservatives have long been agitating for. Speaker John Boehner said recently that members would devote significant time to…

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 @ 7:51PM

Obama to GOP: Let’s See Your Health Plan

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama chided Republicans during his State of the Union address Tuesday night for their repeated efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and he challenged them to come up with a health reform plan of their own. “If you have specific plans to cut costs,…

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 @ 2:10PM

How The GOP Will Replace Obamacare

There have been calls from the Right and the Left over the last several months for Republicans to unite behind a single health reform bill to show how they would replace ObamaCare. I think expecting them to unite behind a single bill is not likely to happen and also a…

Monday, January 27th, 2014 @ 2:24PM

Extra Jobless Aid Not a Winner in Republican Districts

As the U.S. Senate battles over expanded unemployment insurance, House Republicans aren’t even talking about it. The reason: Local officials and their constituents oppose the continued cash assistance regardless of what good it might do for their communities. Mayor Jeff Tibbals, who represents Tennessee’s Scott County where the jobless rate…

Friday, December 6th, 2013 @ 7:55PM

HOUSE REPUBLICANS REITERATE CONCERNS OVER TREATMENT OF UNIONS UNDER ACA

Dec. 6 –House Republicans once again are demanding information from the Obama administration on what they say are its intentions to provide special treatment under the Affordable Care Act for Taft-Hartley plans, also known as multiemployer plans. “Over the past several months, there have been reports the administration is considering…