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  • ObamaCare Forecast: Higher Costs, Less Work, and More Burdens
    Apr 4, 2013  - Winter may be over, but more dark days are await the Democrats’ health care law. Contrary to the Obama administration’s promises, headlines suggest more tough times lie ahead as the nation grapples with the consequences of ObamaCare: Health care costs on the rise Medical claims costs – the biggest d... More
  • ObamaCare Reality Check: More Americans Being Pushed Out of Traditional Health Care
    Feb 6, 2013  - In 2009, President Obama promised that once his health care bill became law “all of the overheated rhetoric over reform [would] finally confront the reality of reform.” Of all the president’s promises about the health care law, this one has come true. A new report by the Congressional Budget Office ... More
  • Left Turn: Buyer’s Remorse? Unions Grow Wary of ObamaCare
    Jan 31, 2013  - It’s no secret Big Labor strongly supported the president’s government takeover of health care. Back in 2010, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said unions would do "everything we can" to gin up congressional support for the president’s health care law. Nearly three years after ObamaCare became law, ... More
  • Where are the jobs from ObamaCare?
    Oct 10, 2012  - “So this bill is not only about the health security of America. It's about jobs. In its life it will create 4 million jobs…” – Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), 02/25/2010 More jobs – one of many promises made by Washington Democrats trying to sell the public a government takeover of health care.... More
  • Tough Week for the Obama Administration
    Sep 11, 2012  - It’s only Tuesday, but it’s already shaping up to be a tough week for the Obama administration. Just after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported yesterday the 2012 budget deficit hit $1.17 trillion in August, major defense contractors confirmed they will send layoff notices to tens of... More
  • CBO Confirms: ObamaCare Leads to More Spending and Higher Taxes on Working Families, Job Creators
    Jul 24, 2012  - Fresh on the heels of news that one in ten U.S. employers will soon drop health care coverage for workers as a result of the job-destroying health care law, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a new report illustrating ObamaCare’s devastating impact on American families and taxpayers. Acc... More
  • ObamaCare Bad for Job Creators and Workers
    Jun 28, 2012  - Today the U.S. Supreme Court released its much awaited ruling on the 2010 health care law. Unfortunately, the court’s decision leaves in place a costly and unworkable health care scheme that continues to hurt families, workers, and job creators. Employers play a central role in the nation’s health c... More
  • Obama Policies Stunting Job Growth, Stalling Economic Recovery
    Jun 21, 2012  - The Bureau of Labor Statistics this week reported a significant drop in job openings, indicating America’s employers are hesitant to invest in and expand their businesses. Adding insult to injury, economists at Stanford University and the University of Chicago released a new chart on Tuesday showing... More
  • Facing the Facts on Health Care
    Apr 26, 2012  - Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will testify before the House Education and the Workforce Committee today on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget proposal. While the committee will examine a number of social services programs administered by HHS, members will also ha... More
  • New Report Confirms ObamaCare Leads to Higher Deficits and More Government Spending
    Apr 10, 2012  - Just moments before President Obama signed into law his government takeover of health care, he promised: “This legislation will also lower costs… for the federal government, reducing our deficit by over $1 trillion in the next two decades. It is paid for. It is fiscally responsible.” Not so says a n... More
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