Fox News Tries And Fails To Get Any Details About The GOP’s Obamacare Replacement

Think Progress Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) struggled to articulate a credible GOP alternative to the Affordable Care Act during an appearance on Fox News Monday morning, promising only to replace President Obama’s health care reform with “legislation that does give people more opportunities” and “better ideas.” But pressed by host Bill Hemmer about how Obamacare… More Fox News Tries And Fails To Get Any Details About The GOP’s Obamacare Replacement

West Wing Week: 12/20/13 or “26 Candles”

The White House This week, the White House honored those lost at Sandy Hook on the one year anniversary. The President met with newly elected mayors and executives from America’s leading technology companies, discussed the benefits of health care reform with a group of moms, and celebrated the holidays with Christmas in Washington.   Related… More West Wing Week: 12/20/13 or “26 Candles”

Obama Administration Making New Exemption For Individuals With Canceled Health Care Policies

H/t: TW – who writes,  this change should help a lot of people and diffuse much of the GOP’s anti-ACA talking points (‘bitching points’). The Huffington Post The Obama administration announced Thursday that it will allow individuals whose health care policies were canceled under the Affordable Care Act’s new rules to qualify for a hardship exemption, meaning they… More Obama Administration Making New Exemption For Individuals With Canceled Health Care Policies

Fox’s Hume Details How Right Wing Media Push GOP To Extremes

Media Matters HUME: I’m not sure they’re calling the shots but make no mistake about it, Bill. These — some of these radio talk show hosts have real influence. They have a huge following, particularly in very conservative areas where they are most popular and where the many members of congress who inhabit those areas… More Fox’s Hume Details How Right Wing Media Push GOP To Extremes

Tom Cole: ‘It’s Awfully Hard To Repeal Obamacare When A Guy Named Obama Is President’

Now there’s a sensible GOP politician on the issue of Obamacare… The Huffington Post On the same day that the House voted for a 42nd time to repeal Obamacare, comments emerged from one GOP rep about the difficulty his party faces in repealing President Barack Obama’s signature law. In an interview with the New York Times published… More Tom Cole: ‘It’s Awfully Hard To Repeal Obamacare When A Guy Named Obama Is President’

Bill Clinton Explains The Real Way To Honor King’s Dream

Think Progress President Bill Clinton connected Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic “I have a dream” speech to the struggles still facing the nation during a speech on Wednesday commemorating the 50th anniversary of the historic address. “I would respectfully suggest that Martin Luther King did not live and die to hear his heirs whine… More Bill Clinton Explains The Real Way To Honor King’s Dream

Five Myths About Obamacare You Shouldn’t Believe

Think Progress With just over a month to go before Obamacare’s state-level marketplaces open for business, the rhetoric swirling around the implementation of the health reform law has intensified. And thanks to a mounting pile of media-manufactured “scandals” that Obamacare opponents claim will bring down the law, it can be difficult to separate the facts from the fiction.… More Five Myths About Obamacare You Shouldn’t Believe

Obama To Appear Sunday On ‘Meet The Press’

This will be a rare occasion for the POTUS… The Huffington Post President Barack Obama will appear Sunday for an exclusive interview on “Meet the Press,” as fiscal cliff negotiations come down to the wire before the Dec. 31 deadline. Obama didn’t sit for interviews on any of the Sunday public affairs shows while running for reelection in 2012. He last… More Obama To Appear Sunday On ‘Meet The Press’

David Gregory on “Obamacare”: “Nobody’s really been given anything yet.” Oh really?

In my opinion David Gregory still has a lot to learn about “Obamacare”… The Political Carnival I was barely awake when the news was blasted loud and clear about the Supreme Court upholding the individual mandate. That woke me up pretty quickly. But you know what really opened my eyes? This quote by MSNBC’s David Gregory… More David Gregory on “Obamacare”: “Nobody’s really been given anything yet.” Oh really?

Seriously? Newsletter Calls For ‘Armed Revolution’ If Obama Is Re-elected

This is sad, despicable and un-American, all at once… Daily Kos Unemployment is down, the country is running a surplus for the first time since the economic disaster in 2008 (today’s news), our country is safer, OBL is dead, gas prices are headed down, health care reform has allowed children to NOT be excluded/ denied… More Seriously? Newsletter Calls For ‘Armed Revolution’ If Obama Is Re-elected