Now that Republicans have upheld their midterm election promise by voting to repeal President Obama's health care law in the House — a largely symbolic act — their real work begins: trying to replace the law with what House Majority Leader Eric Cantor calls a "better alternative."
The new U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on repealing President Barack Obama's health care law Wednesday.Republicans now control the House. Many of the new Republican congressmen campaigned on repealing the law.Illinois U.S. Sen.
How do you add drama to an undramatic fait accompli?If you're talking about the House health care law repeal vote scheduled for Wednesday (the Republicans have significantly more votes than they need to pass their repeal bill so its passage has been a foregone conclusion for months) then you tease o
The formal title of the two-page bill the House is scheduled to vote on Wednesday is "Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act." But in the wake of the recent shootings in Arizona that killed six people and critically injured Rep.
As Republicans now in control of the House move to repeal the new health care law, the familiar arguments from last year have picked up again.Supporters of the law argue that it will extend coverage to millions of people who are now uninsured and will save the government money in the long run.
Bill Frist, a Republican who was once the Senate majority leader, is urging House Republicans to drop their effort to repeal the health care law.A heart surgeon turned politician, Frist is leading a project at the Bipartisan Policy Center, along with another former Senate majority leader, Democrat T