The 3 red states where Obamacare is working the best For the most part, Obamacare is doing well in states where Obama has done well. Democratic-led blue states have embraced the law, setting up exchanges, promoting sign-ups and accepting a Medicaid expansion to cover more people, while Republican-led red states have resisted it. [...]

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6 reasons Democrats are saying they won't lose terribly this fall Independent observers agree: Democrats will probably lose the Senate this year. But just because people who make a living predicting how campaigns will end are saying that, Democrats don't necessarily agree. Whether it's wishful thinking, blind faith or simply skepticism about conventional [...]

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What happens if you don't sign up for insurance by March 31? The March 31 deadline to sign up for private health insurance this year is approaching fast. But not everyone is planning on signing up. A recent survey of uninsured adults by Bankrate.com found that 34 percent plan to skip buying health [...]

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Are Republicans in Congress getting serious about domestic policy? Is it the Republicans' turn to be the party of ideas? Since President Obama was elected, Democrats have been out front on new domestic policy ideas on everything from Wall Street regulations to health care reform to energy policy, while Republicans have focused on [...]

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The House GOP has an Obamacare alternative. Sort of. House Republicans are preparing an alternative to Obamacare, but, for now, it's just a PowerPoint, and we can't see it yet. With just two weeks left for people to sign up for insurance under the 2010 health care law, Republican lawmakers are facing their [...]

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What would be the real-world effects of the Republican health care plans? Now that Republicans are proposing alternatives to Obamacare, they're facing the same scorekeepers who frustrated Democrats when they wrote the law. The Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation, which provide official estimates to Congress of the costs and [...]

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What the TV ads in a Florida special election tell us about the coming fights on Obamacare A special election Tuesday gives some clues about how we'll argue about Obamacare this fall.Republican David Jolly and Democrat Alex Sink have spent $2 million, while outside groups have poured more than $6 million into a [...]

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How surprising are the Obamacare studies? Whatever else it does, the 2010 health care law has been a boon for researchers. Wall Street analysts, college professors and think tank staffers have all taken a crack at understanding how Obamacare is affecting American health care. Their findings aren't always what you'd expect. Here's a [...]

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