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    Budgets, Abortion, and Obamacare: 9 Things House Conservatives Said Today

    The Murray-Ryan budget surfaced Tuesday night, and led the conversation between House conservatives this morning at The Foundry’s Conversations With Conservatives. Missed the event? We’ve compiled an exclusive list of some of their comments below. On the Murray-Ryan Budget Deal: Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC): Now we’ve raised the debt ceiling over … More

    See Everything This Mom's Cutting to Pay for Obamacare

    The holiday season is looming, but this year Kate Joy and her husband aren’t budgeting for gifts or saving for a vacation. They’re figuring out how to afford the 150 percent premium increases they’ll face in the New Year, thanks to Obamacare. Joy and her husband live in Sonora, California, and … More

    From Obamacare Success Story to Obamacare Failure Story in 3 Days

    President Obama used Jessica Sanford as an Obamacare success story during his October 21 health care event. However, only three days later, Sanford turned into another Obamacare failure. CNN reports that Sanford, a 48-year-old single mother from Washington state, purchased health insurance from the Washington state exchange. She was so … More

    States Struggle to Draw Interest in Obamacare Health Plans

    Obamacare’s rollout has become a punch line for late-night comedians, Saturday Night Live, and the Country Music Awards, which all noted that only six people enrolled in the federal health exchange’s website on its first day. But the federal exchange isn’t the only part of the health law that’s suffering. … More

    Stories Flood In: Obamacare Hiked My Insurance

    Last week, Heritage asked: “How much is your health insurance going up?” Readers answered. But every day, more people are receiving letters from insurers delivering the news about Obamacare’s impact on individual insurance plans. Here are more answers from Twitter sent in using the hashtag #ObamaHikes: From $1002 to $1980 … 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

    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

    Obamacare's Impact on Campus: Students Lose Health Coverage When Premiums Rise

    When Obamacare hits campus, students lose options. Obamacare mandates are already forcing many colleges and universities to drop student insurance completely or reduce benefits extended to employee spouses, as the University of Virginia recently did. A letter sent to parents of students at Indiana’s Taylor University this summer explains the school … More

    Pediatrician Fears Obamacare Will Diminish Care

    When pediatrician Dr. Rosemary Fernandez Stein and her husband set out to start up a pediatric group in 1999, their goal was to provide outstanding medical service to underserved populations in Burlington, N.C.—primarily Hispanic patients who often had limited access to care. Back then, some of the biggest concerns were … More

    Obamacare’s ACO Conundrum

    Over the weekend, Bloomberg reported on the latest challenge to Obamacare: hospitals leaving one of the law’s signature attempts to contain health costs: Almost a third of 32 hospitals and health systems involved in an experiment aimed at changing the way medical providers are paid may exit the program, a … More