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Obamacare: National media finally turn on Obama — and Nancy Pelosi

The national media are finally done with covering up the incompetence of Barack Obama. Savor this amazing lead from Ron Fournier of National Journal, the former AP Washington bureau chief who still helps set conventional wisdom about national politics: “Incompetence,

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Covered California required heath insurers to cancel plans

President Obama just apologized for the millions of insurance policy cancellations under the Affordable Care Act, usually called Obamacare. He also has blamed “bad apple” insurers for the cancellations. But in California, critics of the program insist the cancellations were

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If CA is poster child for Obamacare rollout, watch out

Thanks to incessantly upbeat and frequently dishonest press releases from Covered California, the Golden State is often depicted as the poster child for the rollout of Obamacare. Don’t tell that to Edie Littlefield Sundby, a San Diego woman with a

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Obamacare: This is going to hurt

Ouch! That’s the cry of someone trying to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, usually called Obamacare. Health insurance cancellation notices have gone out to millions of  Americans. Many cannot get insurance at all. And for many who can,

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Obamacare problems metastasize

The government shutdown — which dominated the headlines and did severe damage to the Republican Party’s brand — has now been over for nearly two weeks. America’s eyes have since turned to the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare.

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When Obamacare fails, what's next?

In March 2010, Congress passed the Affordable Care Act by a narrow margin, and without a single Republican vote. But even with three years to set up the health exchanges and support system, HealthCare.gov has been unavailable to those trying to sign

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New dose of Obamacare pain arriving by mail

After nearly four years of covering the Affordable Care Act, more commonly referred to as “Obamacare,” it's hard not to laugh at a story today in the San Jose Mercury News about two San Francisco Bay Area Obama voters who

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CA Dems still say Obamacare is wonderful, not an unfolding fiasco

A long list of California politicians like Nancy Pelosi, Barbara Boxer and John Perez have rushed to declare Obamacare a sweeping success. While Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.,  acknowledges that it could work out so poorly that we should

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CA media finally note Obamacare a rotten deal for young people 5

Among the many things the mainstream media have ignored or downplayed about Obamacare is how terrible a deal it is for young, healthy people. The Mercury-News finally got around to pointing this out today: “Nationwide, one study says, 3.7 million

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Yeah, sure, CA is going to love Obamacare

There has been a striking lack of common sense among advocates of Obamacare. First example: It was completely predictable that allowing companies to not provide health insurance to employees who worked less than 30 hours a week would lead companies

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