GOP Backs Itself Into A Corner Over Health Care Reform


Gearing up for the Supreme Court’s ruling in June on the Affordable Care Act, Republicans have started to prepare their next plan of action. But it has nothing to do with health care reform, and everything to do with good ole’ politicking (GOP).

Politico reported recently that the Republican leadership was planning to keep the popular, “consumer-friendly” parts of Obama’s Affordable Care Act in the case that the act is partially or fully overturned in the Supreme Court. To avoid disastrous political fallout, John Boehner was planning to keep the following measures: letting adult children stay on parents heath care plans until age 26, urging (rather forcefully) insurance companies to extend coverage to people with pre-existing conditions, and closing the Medicare “donut hole.”… Read More.

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