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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.

    Have You Taken Our #DefundObamacare Poll?

    *Click HERE to take our poll now! As Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) continues into his second day of speaking on the Senate floor in favor of defunding Obamacare, we stand behind him with data that backs up his efforts. Our most recent poll of Heritage supporters shows that 98% of … More

    Morning Bell: Standing Against Obamacare

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) stood on the Senate floor yesterday to speak against Obamacare. He kept speaking all night and well into the morning. ***UPDATE: He is still going as of 10:30 a.m. ET! Why? Because Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) wants to use procedural tricks to strip the House-passed … More

    What the Administration Didn't Tell You About Obamacare Exchange Plans

    Today the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a report regarding premiums and plan offerings in Obamacare’s exchanges for next year. Despite the Administration’s claims, premiums are going up due to Obamacare—and the quality of the “coverage” is, in many cases, going down. In both today’s report and … More

    Obamacare and Its Impact on Hispanics

    Here’s something you won’t hear from the Hispanic media, the mainstream media, or the White House: Among the many terrible side effects of Obamacare is its adverse effects on Hispanics. This stems from the fact that the Hispanic population is one of the youngest, in addition to Obamacare’s impact on … More

    What People Are Saying About Our Billboard in Times Square

    Heritage’s billboard is still looming large over Times Square, six stories high and boldly warning about the hazards of Obamacare in one of the busiest intersections in the world. We think it’s pretty cool, and judging by your comments on the billboard images shared on Facebook here, here and here, … More

    What Is This Guy's Obamacare Nightmare?

    Andy Mangione and his wife are experiencing a real-life, really scary Obamacare nightmare. Their insurance premium is going to triple, jumping from $333 a month to $965 in 2014. Mangione’s boys are healthy; his wife is healthy; and nothing in their medical history has changed that would indicate tripling premiums … More

    Sen. Ted Cruz on Hannity: Don't Give Harry Reid the Obamacare Power

    On Fox News’s “Hannity” last night, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said defunding Obamacare is about “listening to the American people and bringing back  jobs and economic growth.” Last week, a bipartisan majority in the House of Representatives proved they’re listening to the concerns of the American people and voted to stop Obamacare while funding the … More

    Morning Bell: This Fight Is for You

    The Heritage Foundation has been talking about defunding Obamacare for some time now, and people may be wondering why. Why did we put up a billboard in Times Square warning Americans that Obamacare will be hazardous to their health? Why won’t we give up this fight? Because we are fighting … More

    What’s Next for Obamacare: Harry Reid’s Procedural Attacks

    “If you let me write the procedure and I let you write the substance, I’ll [beat] you every time.” Representative John Dingell (D-MI), the longest serving member in the history of Congress, understands that congressional procedure dictates policy. It is important for opponents of Obamacare to understand Senate Majority Leader … More

    Obamacare: The Doctor Won't See You Now

    The New York Times (NYT) has a must-read article this morning making a point that we’ve previously emphasized—that Obamacare’s insurance “coverage” may not really be coverage at all, as restrictive doctor networks and low reimbursement rates will limit access to care: Federal officials often say that health insurance will cost … More