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    Obamacare was pushed into law with the hope that the more Americans learned about it, the more they would like it. That has not happened. Americans remain strongly opposed to the health law and its expansion of the role of government in their lives. The more they learn about the law, the less they like it and the more they search for an alternative, like Heritage’s Saving the American Dream proposal, that empowers patients, reduces costs, and ensures access.

    Senators Lee and Rubio Sound Off on Obamacare

    Obamacare is causing people to lose their jobs and, ironically, lose their health coverage. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Mike Lee (R-UT) have spoken out strongly against Obamacare and the ways it’s hurting Americans. Rubio said that the quality of health care will decrease under Obamacare. “You’re discouraging people from … More

    This Obamacare Parody Video Is Going Viral. Have You Watched It Yet?

    Last week Heritage released a new parody video featuring a pro-Obamacare commercial with a slightly different (and quite funny) audio track. One week later, you’ve made it our most-watched YouTube video ever produced. President Obama’s health care law is no joke — especially for the families that are facing large … More

    Find Your State: See How Much Obamacare Coverage Will Cost

    As many Americans are losing their current health plans, they may be striking out on their own into Obamacare’s health insurance exchanges. (Or at least they will be, if the website ever starts working.) Thanks to a new study from Heritage, you can quickly get a sense of the Obamacare … More

    How Much More Will Obamacare Cost This Business?

    Larry Patterson will face up to a 72 percent increase in his costs if he wants to continue offering health insurance to his employees in 2014. Patterson, a North Dallas businessman, operates a franchise called the Glass Doctor that repairs auto glass, windshields, windows, and shower doors. Because Patterson wants … More

    Obamacare's Secret Is Out

    Timing is everything. And just as Congress’s focus seems to be drifting from Obamacare’s ravages on the economy, Americans are learning the reason this law’s implementation was postponed until after the presidential election. That reason is becoming clear as person after person opens the mail. Insurance costs are going up. … More

    Two Things Washington Cannot Ignore

    Members of Congress are still at an impasse—they cannot agree on the debt limit, spending cuts, Obamacare, or funding the government. The House has passed a variety of bills that would have reopened portions of the federal government, but the Senate has rejected them all. As they volley proposals back … More

    Readers React: Our Health Insurance IS Going Up!

    On Friday, Heritage asked: “How much is your health insurance going up?” Here are some of the answers that came pouring in through email, Facebook, Twitter, and even Tumblr. Our email responses included this from Kristalyn N.: From Twitter: @Heritage #ObamaHikes pic.twitter.com/R0gpin23P7 — Michelle R. (@rise7up) October 11, 2013 @RealJamesWoods … More

    EXCLUSIVE: 3 Questions with Dr. Ben Carson

    Neurosurgeon and author Dr. Ben Carson has been an outspoken opponent of Obamacare. We caught up with him backstage at the Values Voter Summit to ask him what Obamacare means to him as a doctor—and an American. Watch our two-minute video to find out what he had to say about … More

    Washington Versus the American People

    Various press reports indicate that Congress is preparing to announce a “deal” that would allow Obamacare to move forward virtually uninterrupted. If that is what happens, such as a “grand bargain” may be a political win inside the Beltway but a loss for the American people. It’s a loss for … More

    Surrender on Obamacare Plus Higher Spending

    According to news reports, Congress is waving the white flag in what appears as a proposal of nearly complete surrender. First, lawmakers would give up on using Congress’s constitutional power of the purse to stop Obamacare. Second, they would give in to liberals’ demands for increased spending on wasteful and … More