Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act

Latest Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act Items
  • Illustration Obama Crushes by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    KNIGHT: Why the single-issue campaign failed

    "It's the economy, stupid."


  • Illustration Judicial Stakes by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    PRESSER: High judicial stakes come Nov. 6

    We are heading into the last days before the most momentous election in the 21st century, in which the voters in the United States are faced with a stark choice between two different visions for the country.


  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    HATCH: Obamacare carries too high a price in liberty

    In October 2009, a reporter asked then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, "Where specifically does the Constitution grant Congress the authority to enact an individual health insurance mandate?" She responded, "Are you serious?" Few questions could be more serious, and this week, the Supreme Court is spending three days exploring this and several other questions about the legitimacy of Obamacare, the president's signature achievement and the largest expansion of government in generations.


  • Illustration by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

    RICH: Obamacare costs skyrocket, even pre-launch

    The stated objective of President Obama's socialized medicine law is to expand access to quality, affordable health care in America - hence the statute's title, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nagging Kagan question

    The president may be experiencing buyer's remorse where Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan is concerned ("Kagan must recuse from Obamacare case," Commentary, Friday). There is the question of a conflict of interest from when Justice Kagan was solicitor general and whether now, in adherence to the law, she will recuse herself from the Supreme Court's hearings on the constitutionality of Obamacare.


  • **FILE** Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan (Associated Press)

    Probe urged of Kagan's health care role

    Forty-nine Republican members of Congress have asked the House Judiciary Committee to “promptly investigate” Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan's role in preparing a legal defense for President Obama's health care law when she served as solicitor general.


  • Illustration: Obamacare repeal by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    KING: Obamacare must be repealed

    The American people have spoken, and the message they sent to Washington is clear: Americans want Obamacare ripped out of the U.S. Code by the roots. With their actions, America's voters have shown that they want the 112th Congress to make Obamacare repeal a reality.


  • House Minority Leader John Boehner of Ohio, center, gestures while announcing the Republicans "Pledge to America" agenda, Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, at a lumber company in Sterling, Va. From left are, Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., House Minority Whip Eric Cantor of Va., Boehner, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    COLLETT: A new breed of Republicans

    The juxtaposition of President Obama's ongoing effort to sell Americans on Obamacare and the unveiling of the Republicans' Pledge to America highlights the differences between the two parties and what they have learned from the American people during the past two years. While the Democrats still believe government is the source of liberty, most Republicans finally have remembered that liberty is the natural right of the people, not a gift from government.


  • Illustration: Obamacare bandaid by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    CANNON: Six months later …

    Six months ago today, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. The intervening six months have shown that this health care law offers neither patient protection nor affordable health care - in fact, quite the opposite.


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