Tag Archives: Obamacare

Support for Obamacare protections for sick people plummets when trade-offs are included

Voters are much less likely to support Obamacare’s protections for sick people when they find out they could personally face trade-offs as a result, according to the results of a survey released Monday by the libertarian Cato Institute. Yet those same trade-offs appear to bother people less than the last time Cato did the survey,… Read More »

Democrats, bruised by Obamacare fight, skeptical of Trump siding with them on drug prices

Democrats reacted with skepticism this week when President Trump decided to embrace a policy they favor and install price controls on certain Medicare drugs, a reaction that reflects the lingering resentment from 2017’s bruising fight over Obamacare repeal. Trump broke with traditional Republican policy when he announced a proposal Thursday to tie reimbursement for certain… Read More »

McConnell says Republicans will try to repeal Obamacare if they keep majority

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in new comments Wednesday that Republicans would try again to repeal Obamacare if they win enough seats on Election Day. “If we had the votes to completely start over, we’d do it,” he said in an interview with Reuters. “But that depends on what happens in a couple weeks…… Read More »