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Trump Administration Sues To Kill Obamacare

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Taking a harder line on health care, the Trump administration joined a coalition of Republican-led states Wednesday in asking a federal appeals court to entirely overturn former President Barack Obama’s signature health care law — a decision that could leave millions uninsured. Congress rendered the Affordable Care Act completely unconstitutional in […]

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The Attorney General Doesn’t Care That His Obamacare Lawsuit Would Hurt People

If anyone needed further evidence that President Donald Trump’s administration does not care about the harm their legal strategy to eradicate the Affordable Care Act could have on millions of Americans, Attorney General William Barr is here to provide it. During a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday, Democrats questioned Barr about the Justice Department’s stunning decision […]

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Obamacare Is One Of The Best Tools We Have In Solving The Opioid Crisis

After a federal judge ruled Friday that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional, President Donald Trump enthusiastically praised the decision as “Great news for America!”   The ruling will inevitably be appealed and most likely overturned. Should it stand, however, that “great news” would translate to more than 17 million Americans losing health care coverage and […]

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Despite Court Ruling To Eliminate Obamacare, States Plan To Expand Healthcare For The Poor

By Christine Vestal The three red states — Idaho, Nebraska and Utah — that bucked their own Republican legislatures last month and approved Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act are likely to proceed, despite Friday’s ruling by a federal judge in Texas that the entire federal health care law is unconstitutional. Even in Montana, […]