Obamacare

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) knows why AHCA failed, and a lot of the blame falls on the House GOP. (Photo via AP)

Rep. Massie: If Rand Paul was president, Obamacare would be repealed

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) earned his bachelor’s in electrical engineering and master’s in mechanical engineering from MIT, yet after being in Congress for four-plus years, he’s got a degree in “not giving a f—.” On Tuesday night, the Kentucky congressman went onto the Fifth Column podcast to reflect on the failure of the American Health […]

Healthcare bill pulled due to lack of votes: A win in the long run?

Paul Ryan's horrible, no good, very bad day. (Photo via AP)

The “nightmare” known as Obamacare will remain the law of the land as House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the America Health Care Act bill before its scheduled 3:30 pm vote on the House floor on Friday. The House bill needed 216 votes to pass the Obamacare replacement plan, but the House Freedom Caucus along with […]

Report: Speaker Ryan to postpone AHCA Obamacare repeal vote

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-NC) is standing firm against the AHCA, and has caused the House to postpone its initial vote. (Photo via AP)

It’s taken Republicans seven years to correct the “disaster” known as Obamacare, and even then, they still can’t come to an agreement. After several meetings between President Trump and Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and the rest of the House Freedom Caucus, numerous GOP sources confirmed on Thursday afternoon that House GOP leaders would be postponing the […]

Millennial impact: Obamacare replacement on the fritz even after amendments

Roll your sleeves up and strap in, folks. This roller coaster on Capitol Hill is only getting started. (Photo via AP)

As March Madness continues for college basketball, the real madness is happening on Capitol Hill. This Thursday, the House looks to bring up a vote on the GOP replacement to Obamacare, otherwise known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA). House Speaker Paul Ryan told Fox News that despite previous rejections, they would be making […]

Paul Ryan: We’ll make changes to Obamacare replacement [VIDEO]

House Speaker Paul Ryan went from hero to villain with this new health care bill. Any chance he can rally? (Photo via AP)

House Speaker Paul Ryan has been under heavy fire from all directions with respect to his replacement plan to Obamacare/ACA, known as the American Health Care Act. Not only do Democrats hate the plan because of the Congressional Budget Office’s assessment that 24 million people will not have insurance as a result, but the conservative […]

Jim Jordan: We shouldn’t give millennials “a new entitlement” [VIDEO]

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) believes Congress needs to start over with its replacement plan and just focus on a clean repeal. (Photo via Red Alert Politics)

As you may have guessed, Congress is sharply divided over the Republican replacement to Obamacare, the American Health Care Act, also known as TrumpCare, RyanCare, and Obamacare Lite. The grassroots conservative organization FreedomWorks held a rally on Wednesday on Capitol Hill with the intention of rolling through the halls of Congress to confront lawmakers for a […]

Bernie Sanders, the friendly health care liar

When it comes to health care, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders doesn't have a clue what he's talking about. (Photo via NBC News)

Moderated by MSNBC host, Chris Hayes, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke at a West Virginia town hall on Monday night. He railed against Republicans and called for a socialized health care system to improve health care in America. As usual, the Senator has a simple plan for how to pay for this. It’s the rich, […]

Obamacare repeal debate exposes Democrats’ disregard for millennials

House Democrats are viciously attacking the new GOP replacement to Obamacare, but don't realize that their plans are hurting younger Americans more. (Photo via AP)

The GOP health care bill is getting mixed reviews, even from Republicans. And it’s clear that it is far from a conservative dream ticket. At best, it’s an improvement on Obamacare. And some of the concerns raised about the GOP bill – including from the left – are legitimate. For one, we should question whether […]

Report: GOP’s Obamacare replacement helps millennials

House Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled the GOP replacement to Obamacare. The battle begins. (Photo via AP)

House Republicans finally unveiled their new Obamacare replacement. It’s got a brand new name too: the American Health Care Act (AHCA). On Monday evening, House Speaker Paul Ryan issued the following statement: The American Health Care Act is a plan to drive down costs, encourage competition, and give every American access to quality, affordable health […]

Vox asks for pro-Obamacare anecdotes, gets horror stories instead

The liberal publication Vox thought it would receive positive stories about Obamacare. They thought wrong

As talk about Obamacare repeal and replacement heats up, the liberal publication Vox took to social media to hear from fans and American citizens who benefitted the most from the health care law. The publication started up by Ezra Klein, who rode the coattails of Hillary Clinton during the campaign, wanted to hear their favorite Obamacare […]

Trump to roll out Obamacare repeal and replacement in March

Amidst discussing fake news and Russia during a Thursday press conference, President Trump announced that he will unveil his Obamacare replacement in March. (Photo via AP)

On Thursday, President Trump announced that his Obamacare alternative will be unveiled in March. When asked by a reporter about tax reform during Thursday’s press conference, the President dovetailed into Obamacare, saying, “Tax reform is going to happen fairly quickly. We’re doing Obamacare. We’re in final stages. We should be submitting the initial plan in March, […]

Price sworn in at HHS: “No one better prepared” to dismantle Obamacare

Dr. Tom Price was sworn in to lead HHS. What will it mean for millennials? (Photo via AP)

Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) was confirmed by the Senate to lead the Department of Health and Human Services early on Friday morning. After the Senate approved a budget blueprint to gut the Affordable Care Act, this is the next major step in repealing and replacing Obamacare. Price, who has served in Congress since 2005 and was an […]

Ted Cruz exposed how millennials are defrauded by Obamacare [VIDEO]

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) just made  Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) his son after he owned him during Tuesday night's CNN debate on Obamacare. (Photo via CNN)

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is on a hitting streak in 2017. First, he owned Deadspin on Twitter. On Tuesday night, Cruz destroyed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in a CNN town hall debate on Obamacare. And he did it by exposing the flawed health care law’s treatment of millennials. “There’s no group in America that’s been […]

GOP shouldn’t create their own 2,700 omnibus bill to replace Obamacare

Senate Maj. Ldr. Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan are struggling to find the ideal replacement to Obamacare. If anything, they should do it step-by-step. (Photo via AP)

House and Senate Republicans are hastily trying to find a health care plan to replace Obamacare once it’s repealed. According to a leaked recording of a closed door meeting in Philadelphia last Thursday, GOP leaders expressed concern about how they could find a better, long-term health care solution. “We’d better be sure that we’re prepared to live […]

Trump takes on Big Pharma, promises to lower drug prices

President Trump is finally going after the pharmaceutical industry, something that President Obama wasn't able to do. (Photo via AP)

In a populist move only characteristic of the new president and Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump is going after the pharmaceutical industry. On Tuesday, President Trump told drugmakers during a meeting at the White House that drug prices were “astronomical.” He promised to lower the cost for government health programs while also finding ways to expedite new medicines […]

Rand Paul unveils Obamacare replacement: Millennials should love it

Kentucky Senator and Dr. Rand Paul has finally released his plan to replace Obamacare. Will it provide the relief that millennials need? (Photo via AP)

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) released his comprehensive plan to replace Obamacare on Wednesday, which is oddly enough named “The Obamacare Replacement Act” (S.222). If Paul’s plan is passed into law, it might be the relief millennials need. One of the key highlights to Paul’s plan is repealing the “individual and employer mandates, community rating restrictions, rate review, […]

Millennials hopeful for future after Trump’s swearing-in [VIDEO]

Millennials are more hopeful for their future now that Donald Trump is officially the 45th President of the United States. (Photo via screenshot)

Friday was a day of celebration for thousands of Trump supporters who converged on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to witness Donald Trump take the oath of office and officially become the 45th President of the United States. Scores of millennials attended their first inauguration and show their support, hoping that the new president […]

Meet the ACAlternatives: Your potential Obamacare replacements

Carolyn Kaster, Associated Press

Days before taking office, President-Elect Donald Trump is offering additional clues about how he intends to replace Obamacare following the widely-anticipated repeal. “We’re going to have insurance for everybody. There was a philosophy in some circles that if you can’t pay for it, you don’t get it,” he told the Washington Post. “That’s not going […]

Obamacare still struggling to sign up millennials

It isn't surprising that Obamacare would be less popular among those with the lowest medical costs. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

By Philip Klein, Washington Examiner Hoping to blunt the momentum of Obamacare repeal, officials are spending the closing days of the Obama administration trying to push the idea that the president’s signature healthcare law is a success. But a new administration report touted for showing growing enrollment on the law’s exchanges also contained bad news: […]

Rand Paul “excited” for Trump’s presidency, hopes to repeal Obamacare

(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

After Donald Trump’s surprising general election win, recently re-elected Kentucky senator and millennial favorite, Rand Paul, indicated that Congress would spend its first month under the new administration pushing to repeal overburdensome Obama regulations. “I have a prediction to make this morning,” Paul said on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. “I think we’re going to spend the […]