Congress is all but done for the summer. That means attention will now pivot toward the fall elections. Four years ago during the August recess, legislators encountered voters in their home districts angry about the recent passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
The stunning Republican primary defeat last week of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has triggered upheaval in congressional GOP leadership and even further reduced the odds of the House taking up any significant healthcare legislation before the November elections.
The stunning defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has triggered upheaval in the Republican leadership and cast uncertainty on the prospects for any significant healthcare legislation being taken up before the November elections.
A dearth of news during a congressional recess might explain a flurry of stories this week about the healthcare strategy Republicans will promote in this year of midterm elections. By Friday, policy analysts and academics—along with a House GOP leadership aide—made it clear: A...
House Republicans have found another back-door way to attempt a dismantling of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Next week, the lower chamber is expected to vote on legislation that would permanently repeal Medicare's physician payment formula and which might include a provision to...
As midterm elections approach, rifts are developing among conservative forces that have been staunch allies in pursuing any means possible to repeal and undermine the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It's not clear, though, whether the change in tone in some quarters signals true...
Reform Update: Cantor plans to address risk of data breaches on HealthCare.gov in continued battle against ACA
House Republicans will resume their battle against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act when they return to Washington from the holiday recess next week, while congressional Democrats are feeling better about the law's implementation.
The nation inched closer to a government shutdown on Thursday as leaders in Congress stayed entrenched in their respective positions with the reform law at the center of the fight.
All eyes now shift to the U.S. Senate after the House of Representatives on Friday approved a short-term spending bill that would keep the government operating after Sept. 30 and also includes an amendment to defund the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
House Republican leaders on Wednesday promised to vote this week on a budget bill that would temporarily fund the government after Sept. 30 but also defund the healthcare reform law.
The Republican-led House voted on Wednesday to delay core provisions of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, emboldened by the administration's concession that requiring companies to provide coverage for their workers next year may be too complicated.
Amid a generally warm bipartisan welcome today, Marilyn Tavenner fielded questions and concerns over implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act from members of the Senate Finance Committee.