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#Obamacare

# obamacare - Friday 13 October, 2017

Trump dismantles major Obamacare payments in 'spiteful act'

The Health and Human Services department made the announcement in a statement late last night.

# obamacare - Saturday 23 September, 2017

'A horrible, horrible thing': Trump slams McCain for blocking Obamacare repeal

McCain’s opposition is likely to doom the effort to repeal.

# obamacare - Friday 28 July, 2017

Trump says 'let Obamacare implode' after crushing defeat in the Senate

Three Republican Senators voted with Democrats to defeat the measure.

# obamacare - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

McCain: 'We are not the president's subordinates. We are his equal'

John McCain received a standing ovation from his colleagues as he entered the chamber.

John McCain returns to Washington after blood clot surgery to vote on Obamacare

The 80-year-old senator has been diagnosed with brain cancer.

# obamacare - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Trump's healthcare plan falls apart as two more Republicans go against it

Their defections mean that the bill has no chance of even getting a vote on the Senate floor.

# obamacare - Thursday 4 May, 2017

US House hands Trump a huge win as it passes bill that will repeal Obamacare

The bill will be sent to the Senate.

After intense pressure from President Trump, Republicans may be about to start Obamacare repeal

Trump repeatedly promised to dismantle his predecessor’s healthcare reform.

# obamacare - Saturday 8 April, 2017

He stopped paying his mortgage so he could sing at Trump rallies - and now he's feeling a little disillusioned

Just two months after the election, Kraig Moss, aka the Trump Troubadour, isn’t feeling quite so positive about Donald Trump as he did before.

# obamacare - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'We learned about loyalty': Trump blames Democrats after humbling healthcare defeat

“I think I made a mistake, but that’s okay,” Trump told the Washington Post.

# obamacare - Friday 24 March, 2017

Trump forced to withdraw Obamacare replacement in major political defeat

House Republicans indicated the vote would lose.

Trump to Republicans: Pass health care bill today or I'm moving on

The American Health Care Act has faced trouble passing through Congress.

# obamacare - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals

Several major hospitals and medical organisations have opposed Trump’s plans.

# obamacare - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Trump wants it gone but 12.2 million people have signed up for Obamacare in 2017

Trump has vowed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

# obamacare - Saturday 21 January, 2017

President Trump has already signed an executive order to begin dismantling Obamacare

The order aims to “minimise the unwarranted economic and regulatory burdens” of Obamacare.

# obamacare - Thursday 5 January, 2017

'You don’t throw 30 million people off healthcare without having a plan' - Battle lines drawn over Obamacare

Repealing the controversial health care plan is one of the main plans of the incoming Republican administration.

# obamacare - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

'My daughter died because she didn't have health insurance'

Bridget Glynn has shared her family’s story in the hope it will help others.

# obamacare - Thursday 31 July, 2014

The US House of Representatives voted to sue Obama

The house claims the US President overstepped his powers with the Obamacare reform bill.

# obamacare - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback

The ruling means many low and middle-income people could face price hikes.

# obamacare - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

US companies who object to contraception on religious grounds won't have to pay for it

The Supreme Court has decided on a long-running dispute about whether companies can opt out of certain aspects of employee health insurance.

# obamacare - Friday 11 April, 2014

Obamacare Health Secretary steps down

Kathleen Sebelius has been a lightning rod for critics of President Barack Obama’s health care law for five years. Now she is gone.

# obamacare - Monday 31 March, 2014

Late surge in enrollment for Obamacare as deadline hits

It will be months before it’s clear whether the law has made medical assurance affordable.

# obamacare - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Statue of Liberty and Grand Canyon to reopen

US states will temporarily pay the running costs of world-famous landmarks.

# obamacare - Thursday 3 October, 2013

US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers home, museums and national parks are shut, much scientific research is on hold and the shutdown is now threatening already sluggish economic growth.

# obamacare - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Shutdown or no shutdown, Obamacare launched today

It is a piece of legislation so divisive that it has shut down one of the world’s largest governments, but one of Obamacare’s most important functions went live today regardless.

US government shuts down after Obamacare row

Around 800,000 government workers will be sent home today with back-pay not guaranteed.

# obamacare - Monday 30 September, 2013

US facing government shutdown over Obamacare

House Republicans attached an amendment to the government spending bill that would delay the healthcare legislation by a year.

# obamacare - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

After 21-hour Ted Cruz speech, US Senate votes on budget measures

Attempting to halt the removal of a provision that would see Obamacare defunded, a Texas senator held the floor for 21 hours, taking time to read his daughters a bed time story.

# obamacare - Thursday 28 June, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

US Supreme Court upholds most parts of Obama’s landmark healthcare law Obamacare This post contains videos This post contains images

US Supreme Court upholds most parts of Obama’s landmark healthcare law

The decision is seen as a big victory for the Obama administration and will theoretically allow healthcare coverage for more than 30 million Americans.

# obamacare - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained Explainer This post contains videos

Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained

Blue State or Red State, No Child Left Behind and Grover Norquist. What do these terms mean and who are these people? TheJournal.ie explains…

# obamacare - Friday 20 April, 2012

Vatican says nuns' group spends too much time on social justice

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith says US nuns are too silent on matters such as the right to life.

# obamacare - Monday 26 March, 2012

US Supreme Court begins hearings on controversial 'Obamacare' plan

A ruling is not expected until June – at which point Obama will be knees-deep in a bitter re-election campaign.

# obamacare - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning, including: Germany stands tough on bailout negotiations; government to unveil jobs strategy; and campaign aims to calm Romans over fears major quake will strike tomorrow.

Obama’s healthcare plan set for first federal appeal

A three-judge panel will hear arguments on whether to overturn a ruling which found ‘Obamacare’ to be unconstitutional.