A report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that since 1999, the life expectancy for black Americans has improved dramatically, and the mortality gap between white and black Americans has been cut in half.
House Democrats taunted their Republican counterparts as GOP representatives passed a bill that would erase the signature legislation of the Obama administration and replace it with a tax break for the wealthiest Americans and simultaneously karate-chop 24 million Americans in their soon-to-be uninsured throats.
House Republicans introduced a health care amendment Tuesday night that would allow individual states to opt out of Obamacare’s provision prohibiting insurers from charging higher rates for those with pre-existing conditions, with one catch: Members of Congress and their staff would be exempt from the higher premiums.
Brutal. Shameful. Embarrassing. America hasn’t seen a politician take an L this bad since Papa Pope read Fitz. In case you missed the sound of a million souls crying out in joy, then suddenly drowned out by loud laughter, the Republicans’ ill-fated attempt to scrap and replace Obamacare flopped miserably today.
White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told GOP lawmakers that President Donald Trump is demanding a Friday vote in the House on the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, and if the House rejects the GOP plan, Trump is prepared to move on and leave Obamacare in place.
Despite our reasoning skills, development of complex languages and cross-cultural ability to learn the Electric Slide, humans are basically animals, and all animals share fundamental traits. Take dogs, for instance: I have an enormous, bumbling, spoiled brat of a Great Dane named Omar. When Omar was a small puppy,…
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is a horrible person. During an appearance on CNN on Tuesday, the horrible Chaffetz was being challenged on House Republicans’ newly released proposed health care bill, the American Health Care Act.
The wait is finally over. House Republicans have finally released their master plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known (to the shock of millions) as Obamacare, in the form of two bills that would replace federal insurance subsidies with individual tax credits and grants to help states create…
On Monday the man we elected (and by “we,” you know who I mean) to solve America’s problems and make the country great again emerged from a meeting with the nation’s governors glassy-eyed, as if he had just been told he was going to have to take an IQ test or get hooked up to a lie detector.
Ohio Republican and former House Speaker John Boehner told attendees at an Orlando health care conference Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, “is not going to happen.”
On Monday, two Senate Republicans said that U.S. states should be allowed to stay in the Obamacare medical-insurance program if they choose to.
Donald Trump’s very first executive order as president promised “to seek the prompt repeal” of the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.
According to a report released by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office on Tuesday, repealing portions of the Affordable Care Act would cause 18 million people to lose their coverage in the first year, and that number would increase to 32 million by the year 2026.
Congressional Republicans Wednesday began to make good on their promise to dismantle Obamacare, even though they have said they have no full plan to replace the much needed health care program.
Obamacare has officially moved into hospice. I think the best thing we can all do now is try to make President Barack Obama's life work, and arguably the most controversial and effective piece of legislation during his two-term presidency, as comfortable as possible, because the end is near.
Parental discretion is advised, but imagine this a few months from now: the pained looks of fake composure and shock as the first black president, along with his illustrious first lady, stomach an inaugural ceremony for a guy who erected his white nationalist political empire on the false claim that said black…
Rule No. 1 when stumping for the next president who happens to be your wife: Don't criticize the current president's signature policy, especially when he and his wife are extremely popular and are also stumping for your wife.
I am feeling really nostalgic for the good old days of 2009.