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US Supreme Court rejects Republican challenge to Obamacare law

June 17, 2021 7:54 pm

President Joe Biden’s administration in February urged the Supreme Court to uphold Obamacare, reversing the position taken by the government under Trump, who left office in January.

Biden expands 'Obamacare' by cutting health insurance costs

March 24, 2021 7:50 am

Biden's COVID-19 relief law pumps up 'Obamacare' premium subsidies to address longstanding problems of affordability, particularly for people with middle-class incomes.

Trump says he's working on health insurance executive order on pre-existing conditions

August 08, 2020 10:19 am

The Republican president, who is trailing Democratic candidate Joe Biden ahead of the Nov. 3, gave no details about his plan.

Why Democrats want the Supreme Court to act quickly on a case that could end Obamacare

January 08, 2020 8:54 am

The appeal asks the court to review the case quickly — during the court’s current session — a schedule that would allow the outcome to be final before the 2020 presidential election.

Joe Biden aggressively defends Obamacare

July 15, 2019 11:49 am

The former vice president will spend much of the coming week talking about his approach to health care, including remarks he'll deliver on Monday in Iowa at a presidential forum sponsored by AARP.

Trump administration files formal request to strike down all of Obamacare

May 02, 2019 9:42 am

Such a decision could end health insurance for some 21 million Americans and affect many millions more who benefit from the law’s protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions.

Explained: What happens if Obamacare is struck down?

March 27, 2019 10:44 am

The stakes ramped up again this week, when President Donald Trump’s Justice Department announced it had changed its position and agreed with the judge that the entire law, not just three pieces of it, should be scrapped.

Democrats pivot hard to health care after Trump moves to strike down Obamacare

March 27, 2019 7:39 am

If the appeals court accepts the Trump administration’s new arguments, millions of people could lose health insurance, including those who gained coverage through the expansion of Medicaid and those who have private coverage subsidized by the federal government.

US federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

December 15, 2018 8:28 am

US District Judge Reed O'Connor in Fort Worth agreed with a coalition of 20 states that a change in tax law last year eliminating a penalty for not having health insurance invalidated the entire Obamacare law.

2017 failure to repeal Obamacare 'disappointment', will try again: Republican leader Mitch McConnell

October 18, 2018 10:37 am

President Donald Trump favors ending Obamacare, which Republicans criticized as a costly and unneeded intrusion on Americans' healthcare.