Nancy Pelosi has spent much of the past two years proclaiming that Democrats had a great shot at reclaiming the House and returning the speaker’s gavel to her hands.
But her drive to regain the majority for Democrats is on the verge of a complete collapse. Democrats are expected to pick up five seats at best — a fraction of the 25 they need. On the eve of the election, some party officials [...]
The Republican-led House of Representatives voted Thursday to repeal a key measure of US President Barack Obama’s health care reform, a symbolic move on the historic law’s second anniversary.
The bill, adopted by lawmakers 223-181, including seven Democrats, would scrap a 15-member panel established to control costs for elderly beneficiaries of the government-run Medicare program.
The Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) is one of several elements of the Obama-backed Affordable Care Act — nicknamed “Obamacare” [...]
Ethan A. Huff
About a month before the passage of the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (PPACA), also known as “Obamacare,” then Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Cal.) stated at a health summit that, if passed, the health care overhaul would create four million jobs over the course of “it’s life,” and 400,000 jobs “almost immediately.” Now that it has been nearly [...]