Unemployed Americans will be able to sign up for hefty subsidies for 2021 coverage on the federal Affordable Care Act exchange starting July 1, the Biden administration announced Tuesday. ...
Month: June 2021
Breyer watch intensifies as Supreme Court term nears its close
Justice Stephen Breyer has taken a commanding role in the final days of the Supreme Court session, writing decisions preserving Obamacare and bolstering student free speech and, when conservatives ruled against union organizing on agricultural land, forcefully dissenting for the left wing.
‘Apex of his career’: Justice Stephen Breyer is exerting his influence despite retirement calls
Trump complains Supreme Court justices upheld Obamacare
While president Trump repeatedly tried and failed to undo Obama's signature piece of health care legislation, the Affordable Care Act. Now that the ACA has again been upheld by the Supreme Court, Trump went on TV to complain that the Justices he named didn't vote against it. Melissa Murray joins to discuss.
Supreme Court in 7-2 ruling rejects challenge to Obamacare
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act. The decision came in a 7-2 ruling, with four conservative justices siding with their three more liberal colleagues. Jan Crawford reports.
Obamacare has survived over 2000 attempts to kill it
CNN's John Avlon looks at the many hurdles that the Affordable Care Act has had to overcome. Despite all the attempts to repeal it, the latest Supreme Court ruling saved it again, the ACA remains the law.
Republicans slap down Manchin’s voting rights compromise – US politics live
- Mitch McConnell says proposal is ‘rotten to the core’
- Manchin’s plan tries to attract bipartisan support in Senate
Christopher Staudinger reports for the Louisiana Illuminator and Floodlight, a nonprofit that partners with the Guardian:
One morning in September, word of layoffs began to spread quickly through Marathon Petroleum’s refinery in the small industrial community of Garyville, Louisiana.
Related: A US oil company cut nearly 2,000 jobs – and reaped $2.1bn in pandemic benefits
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Most of the city’s attention was focused on the supreme court yesterday, as the justices dismissed a Republican challenge to the Affordable Care Act. However, there were also some significant developments on Capitol Hill.
Democrats can change the packaging, but their plan for a power-grab of America’s electoral system is still rotten to the core. My full statement: https://t.co/HLRuDSZ3lSContinue reading...
The Hill’s Morning Report – ObamaCare here to stay
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Supreme Court ensures GOP is (still) stuck with Obamacare
In a 7-2 ruling, the Supreme Court has decided for the third time to uphold the Affordable Care Act ensuring millions of Americans keep their health care coverage. MSNBC's Brian Williams discusses with former U.S. attorney Joyce Vance.