Obamacare Just One In A Series Of Slow-Moving Government ProgramsAlthough multiple problems have snarled the rollout of President Barack Obama's signature health care law, it's hardly the first time a new, sprawling government program has been beset by early technical glitches, political hostility and gloom-and-doom denouncements.
Pelosi: Obamacare Will Be A 'Glorious Thing' House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that any negative fallout from the faulty rollout of federal health care will be reversed by next year’s mid-term elections, and that once implemented, will be a “glorious thing.”
Continued Troubles With Healthcare.gov May Drive Up CostsProblems with the government's main health care overhaul website carry a bigger risk than frequent crashes: Higher prices could follow for many Americans if technical troubles scare off young people.
Cruz: Tie Debt-Ceiling Rise To Obamacare ChangesSen. Ted Cruz says legislation raising the debt ceiling is among the best leverage that Congress has to rein in the White House and should include changes to the nation's new health insurance system.
Sen. Cardin On Amount Of Obamacare Pages Read: 'I Don't Have Any Idea'Maryland Democrat Sen. Ben Cardin says he has “no idea” how many pages of the Affordable Care Act that he has read.
Sen. Coburn: GOP 'Doesn't Have The Ability' To Defund ObamacareSen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) said that the Republican-controlled House’s move to defund Obamacare has good intentions, but the action doesn’t have the ability to actually block the implementation of federal health care.
Study: Current Federal Government Growth Will Overwhelm Long-Term US BudgetA new government study says that federal health care and retirement programs threaten to overwhelm the federal budget and harm the economy in coming decades unless Washington finds the political will to restrain their inexorable growth. The long-term pressures promise to quickly reverse recent improvements in the deficit.
Poll: 44 Percent Of Americans Unsure If 'Obamacare' Is Still A LawMore than four-in-ten Americans have said they believe President Obama’s 2010 federal health care law has been repealed, overturned in court or are simply just unsure if it is still a law.