obamacare government shutdown
A Boehner spokesman declined to comment to Roll Call when asked if he could rule out a shutdown over the issue. The letter
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) doesn't think he made any mistakes related to the government shutdown, but he can think of things others should regret, he said in remarks aired Sunday on ABC's "This Week."
"I regret that Senate Republican leadership did not stand united with House Republicans during the fight to defund Obamacare
House Republican leaders made similar remarks during the run-up to the Oct. 1 deadline to fund the government, only to reverse
Obamacare is not going to be repealed -- not now and not in the future. However, there is real risk it could collapse under its own weight. Whether or not you support this president, this could seriously harm the health of our citizens and America's fiscal stability.
Throughout the push for national insurance reform, the president and his Democratic allies in Congress repeatedly overpromised and underdelivered. The Republicans didn't help the situation, opposing Obamacare long after the U.S. Supreme Court declared it the law of the land.
Think about that: a benefit-to-cost ratio of 20:1. What other government-linked program can claim such efficiency? Certainly
But in order for the measure to pass in the Senate quickly, it would require unanimous consent. That would include the approval
Republican opposition to the ACA has made the fights about Social Security and Medicare look like a walk in the park. What is almost criminal is how opponents of the law are essentially denying Americans their now constitutionally-guaranteed rights.
"What breaks my heart is, for the last 12 days you have had a complete meltdown of the portal called Obamacare; the whole
After intense examination of his iCloud backup, this reporter can reveal that the following email, and the surprising, double
Do you compromise for the good of the country now and risk being replaced by a more extreme right-winger during midterms, or become more extreme yourself by obstructing everything in order to prevent anything?
The evidence suggests the GOP intentionally put these workers out of a job by using a historically routine budget resolution to undo the outcome of three lost elections.
"Speaker Boehner has always said that the United States will not default on its debt, but if we're going to raise the debt
As I sit watching the news coverage of the government shutdown over "Obamacare" I shake my head, I roll my eyes and like a large part of our country, question "What the hell is going on?"
Michael McAuliff covers Congress and politics for The Huffington Post. Talk to him on Facebook. The senator also mentioned
The possible length of the shutdown was opaque to lawmakers. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), another Republican who has broken
It's not all national park closings and furloughed workers, the government shutdown also means the rule of law goes completely
Congress failed to pass a continuing resolution early Tuesday morning to temporarily fund the government as House Republicans
These headlines certainly weren't what many conservatives had in mind a few weeks ago, when they plotted to delay or alter