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Obamacare ‘Victim’ Who Says She Had To ‘Go Back To Work’ Has Been Working For Years

Even though Obamacare “victim” stories have been debunked time and time again, circulating false stories, which end up being fact-checked, is still a Republican tactic. The woman in the new Crossroads GPS ad claims she had to go back to work because of Obamacare, however, her own LinkedIn Profile shows that she’s been working continuously [...]

The Medicare and Social Security trustees issued their annual report last week.  The headline was the good news that Medicare is now solvent until 2030, four years later than previously estimated.  Drew Altman points out that there was even better news buried in the details: * Contrary to conventional wisdom, Medicare appears to be outperforming [...]

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Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth tweeted out the above chart showing the gains in insurance in his home state (and that of Senator Mitch McConnell who led the fight against Obamacare).  Harold Pollack explains the significance: That map reflects hundreds of thousands of lives changed, in a single small state that went against President Obama, big [...]

Republican Mayor Adam O’Neal of Bellhaven, North Carolina, has been walking to Washington, DC in support of Medicaid expansion and health care for rural residents, Blue Virginia reports. No, it’s not a trap.   Yesterday O’Neal arrived at an event on health care and Medicaid expansion at the Greater Prince William Community Health Center in [...]

Obamacare is totally evil. Oh look: More than 336,000 Tennessee residents will split $10 million in refunds from health insurance companies because of a provision in the Affordable Care Act. While Republicans are trying to diminish Obama’s signature legislation, good things are happening in this Red State. Certainly this is another impeachable offense: The refunds [...]

Are you better off now than you were prior to Obamacare? Most Americans say, “Yes!” The CNN poll released Wednesday found that 18 percent of respondents said they or their family had benefited from the health care law, while an additional 35 percent said while they may not be better off, the lives of others [...]

The GOP’s dastardly plot was foiled again! In just a little over two hours, Obamacare was back intact after two Republican judges on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ordered much of the Affordable Care Act defunded. Think Progress reports: Just two hours later, another federal appeals court, the [...]

Think Progress has the story of today’s decision in the case of Halbig v. Burwell, where two Republican judges will have to live with their decision to deny millions of Americans federal health insurance subsidies. So you can thank Judge Raymond Randolph, a Bush I appointee, and Judge Thomas Griffith, a Bush II appointee for [...]

A federal judge on Monday dismissed Sen. Ron Johnson’s lawsuit challenging a requirement that congressional members and their staffs obtain health insurance through small business exchanges, saying the senator had no grounds to sue. In January, the Wisconsin Republican filed the lawsuit after the Office of Personnel Management decided a few months earlier that lawmakers [...]

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