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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.

    Obamacare Reconsidered: Senators Push Fixes for Law They Embraced

    Six U.S. senators stepped up their pressure for fixes to Obamacare in a joint op-ed in Politico detailing needed changes in President Obama’s signature health law. But they didn’t always feel so strongly, a cursory review by The Foundry shows. Taking a page from recently released findings of Democratic pollster Celinda Lake—who said … More

    3 Little Questions About Those 6 Million Obamacare Enrollees

    The Obama administration claims to have hit—and might even surpass—its (already lowered) goal of 6 million exchange enrollees for 2014. But the reported enrollment surge begs three critical questions: 1. Have they paid premiums? Far more important than the number of people who have picked a plan is the number … More

    Will Brooke: Ready to ‘Do Some Damage’ to Obamacare (VIDEO)

    After testing a wide range of firearms on a thick copy of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, candidate Will Brooke decided it’s time to stop messing around. Watch and see what he comes up with. In the video, Will Brooke tells potential constituents, “We had some fun … More

    Heritage’s Salvatori Prize Goes to Families Fighting for Religious Freedom

    NEW ORLEANS — Two days after the Supreme Court heard arguments in defense of religious liberty against a controversial Obamacare mandate, The Heritage Foundation awarded its Salvatori Prize for American Citizenship to the two families who brought the suits—the Greens and the Hahns. The presentation was made during a luncheon at the Sheraton New … More

    Boehner On New Obamacare Delay: ‘What the Hell Is This? A Joke?’ (VIDEO)

    House speaker John Boehner (R–Ohio) ridiculed the latest Obamacare delay today, sarcastically saying that President Obama “hasn’t put enough loopholes into the law already. The administration is now resorting to an honor system to enforce it.” Yesterday, The Washington Post reported that people would be allowed to sign up for … More

    Reid’s Justification for New Obamacare Signup Delay: ‘People Are Not Educated on How to Use the Internet’

    It’s not that HealthCare.gov is a nightmare. Instead, it’s the fault of incompetent Americans. That’s the jist of what Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D–Nev.) said today, when asked by a reporter about the Obama administration’s decision, which was reported on last night, that people could claim they had tried … More

    Obama Administration: We Never Mean a Word We Say

    No, it cannot happen. It will not happen. The Obama administration absolutely, positively will NOT extend the deadline to sign up for Obamacare. This isn’t even a laugh line anymore. It’s just an eye roller. And how silly these guys look now: “We have no plans to extend the open … More

    This Court Case Could Knock Out One of the Most Important Parts of Obamacare

    While media attention is focused on the Hobby Lobby case before the Supreme Court, there is another important Obamacare case being heard today before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Federal courts don’t just issue decisions on constitutional grounds. They also interpret and apply … More

    Obamacare Architects Contradict Each Other on the Future of Job-Based Insurance Coverage

    Only months after Obamacare supporters stressed that the health law would have minimal impact on employer-based health insurance, a key architect of the health law predicts “an end of employer-sponsored insurance.” Speaking recently to The New York Times about his new book, Ezekiel Emanuel estimates that workers who receive health … More

    INFOGRAPHIC: What Exactly This Hobby Lobby Case Is About

    Today at the Supreme Court, some courageous Americans are standing up to Obamacare’s trampling of religious freedom. But outside the Court, the debate rages over the place of this valuable freedom in our lives. Planned Parenthood put together a graphic to express one argument—that Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood want … More