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    Obamacare Exchanges Launch: What You Need to Know

    Today’s launch of Obamacare’s exchanges represents the start of sign-ups for the law’s two new entitlement programs. To guide individuals seeking to understand the process, we’ve compiled answers to some basic questions about the exchanges. What are exchanges? In theory, exchanges are just a fancy term for insurance marketplaces, where … More

    The Story Behind the Government Shutdown

    Much like the day after sequestration budget cuts kicked in, most people will wake up today to find that the country and their lives aren’t much different. All the fearful fretting over shutting down the government—which is reaching Y2K proportions in the media—is really a distraction. Government funding isn’t the … More

    5 Ways Obamacare Could Impact You in 5 Days

    Today, Senators face a choice on the fate of Obamacare. Will they allow Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to force Obamacare back into the government funding bill or stand with the House to defund this unfair, unaffordable, and unworkable law? With Obamacare’s government takeover of health care beginning in just … More

    Obamacare Exchange Glitches and Delays Keep Coming

    With just six days before the Obamacare insurance exchanges open, news of glitches and delays abounds. Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal noted several examples of how officials in Washington and the states have suffered new and significant problems implementing the law’s exchanges: Colorado became the second state, after Oregon, to limit … 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's Insurance Exchange "Glitches"

    The Wall Street Journal reports today on the latest “Obamacare” glitch to emerge—this one striking at the heart of the law’s coverage expansions: Less than two weeks before the launch of insurance marketplaces created by the federal health overhaul, the government’s software can’t reliably determine how much people need to … More

    Morning Bell: The Obamacare Scams Are Already Starting

    Heritage warned that the new Obamacare insurance exchanges could threaten your privacy—and it’s already happening, before the exchanges are even open. In a new report, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee presented these shocking findings: there are already numerous reports of scam artists posing as Navigators and Assisters to … More

    The Vitter Amendment on Obamacare: Senate Liberals’ Curious Complaint

    Last week, Senator David Vitter (R–LA) proposed an amendment that would end exemptions for White House political appointees and stop illegal taxpayer subsidies for Congress and staff enrolled in Obamacare’s new health insurance exchanges. In other words, political appointees, Members of Congress, and their staffs would receive the same coverage … More

    Harry Reid Out of Touch with Americans on Obamacare

    Is Harry Reid (D-NV) out of touch with Americans? When it comes to Obamacare, the answer is yes. The Senate Majority Leader told reporters last week that he reminded Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) that he thinks the fight to defund Obamacare is a waste of time. “I told him, very … More

    Morning Bell: 5 Ways Obama Has Trampled the Constitution

    Today, the Constitution turns 226 years old. Let’s not forget it states that the President “shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed.” The Obama Administration has done the opposite, turning the law on its head and ignoring constitutional limitations on its power. >>> Read the Constitution now Here … More