In 2009, President Obama insisted the individual mandate was not a tax. As ABC News pointed out, the only reason the law stands today is because “Congress has the authority to tax-something Obama maintained it wasn’t trying to do.”
Health Care Costs and Impact on Americans
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office today released a long-term estimate of the growing share of the federal budget that will be consumed by federal health care programs.
Bearing out the infamous declaration that we would have to pass the health care law to find out what was in it, Congress and the American people have recently begun taking a closer look at a massive new spending program known colloquially as the Obamacare "slush fund." Created in the president’s health care law, it provides the Secretary of HHS with billions of dollars to spend on any program w
WASHINGTON, DC -- More than two years after the president's controversial health care law was enacted, and weeks after the United States Supreme Court heard arguments about the law's very constitutionality, members of Congress and the American people still do not have access to basic information about how the law was developed and what agreements were reached behind closed door