Republicans say they have the will to bring down Obamacare — and many are eyeing a little-known, little-used budget too called “reconciliation” to do so.
Conservative groups are riled over the D.C. Council’s passage of a new anti-discrimination law they say would illegally require organizations to provide insurance coverage of abortions and other reproductive health care procedures regardless of whether they violate the organizations’ religious beliefs.
Europe’s highest court ruled obesity “can constitute a disability” under the European Union equality at work legislation, meaning that European employers must treat overweight workers as “disabled.”
Though some analysts said Obamacare had faded somewhat as a campaign issue in this year’s midterms, data show that health care was the focus of more than a third of Republican-sponsored U.S. Senate general election broadcast spots this year.
Obamacare critics who took the administration all the way to the Supreme Court over the law’s subsidies have sued once again — this time, because it says federal officials are “stonewalling” its request for public records about how it developed the overhaul’s health exchanges.