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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Kaine emails detail 2006 plan to avoid budget shutdown

    Kaine emails detail 2006 plan to avoid budget shutdown
    When the General Assembly last locked itself into a budget impasse, coming within days of missing its July 1 budget deadline, then Gov. Tim Kaine worked quietly to line up emergency loans and order emergency spending to keep all the key functions of state...
  • Why are we still fighting about whether women deserve equal pay?

    Why are we still fighting about whether women deserve equal pay?
    Happy Equal Pay Day. Happy what? According to the National Committee on Pay Equity, a coalition of women's groups, civil rights groups and labor unions, Equal Pay Day commemorates the continuing American gender wage gap. "This date," says the group,...
  • Is Obama an über-president? [Commentary]

    Is Obama an über-president? [Commentary]
    Responding to the Obama Administration's decision to delay enforcement of certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a number of politicians and commentators have argued that the president is running roughshod over the U.S. Constitution. To...
  • Letters: Obamacare is kryptonite now

    Re "Is Obamacare too big to fail?," Opinion, April 6 The effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act became fantasy with the first few sign-ups, hesitant and difficult as they were. Like every sort of entitlement program, once you have any beneficiaries,...
  • Local Voices Lake: April 17 edition

    Local Voices Lake: April 17 edition
    Letters to the editor from Gurnee, Hawthorn Woods and Kildeer. Political favors The legal position that campaign cash is speech is sheer nonsense. Freedom of speech means that you are free to say what you please, not the volume setting on your...
  • Jay Ambrose: Picky, picky, picky? No, serious, serious, serious

    Pat Paulsen was a hoot. The comedian, who appeared on "The Smothers Brothers" TV show starting back in the late 1960s, was also a perennial presidential candidate, getting loud laughs by being just a tad more evasive, ludicrous and shallow than the real...
  • Don't rush to judge Supreme Court on gay rights or religious rights

    Don't rush to judge Supreme Court on gay rights or religious rights
    Whether a business can refuse to do business with same-sex couples may be a hot political topic, but it’s apparently not ready for prime time at the U.S. Supreme Court. On Monday, the court declined to review a decision by the New Mexico Supreme...
  • Obamacare isn't dying so what now for Republicans?

    Imagine that someone had told you a year ago what Obamacare would look like in April 2014. Let's say he predicted that the number of people with health insurance would rise, but by much less than the Congressional Budget Office was projecting. Much of...
  • Number of Americans without health insurance reaches new low

    Number of Americans without health insurance reaches new low
    WASHINGTON — The share of Americans without health insurance has dropped to the lowest level since before President Obama took office, according to a new national survey that provides more evidence the healthcare law is extending coverage to...
  • Rick Scott campaign doubles down on Crist support for Obamacare

    Rick Scott campaign doubles down on Crist support for Obamacare
    Democratic gubernatorial frontrunner Charlie Crist is standing by his support of the Affordable Care Act, and Republican Gov. Rick Scott's re-election campaign is standing by Crist's support of Obamacare. Scott's independent re-election campaign...
  • Obamacare forced upon people of America

    I hope there are others like me who find it awfully hard to believe that on the very last day to sign up for Obamacare the White House magically reached its goal of 7 million. Of course, no one mentions the 6.1 million people who lost their insurance...