Posts Tagged ‘affordable care act’

“The Entire World Is Going to Kick Our Ass”: Supreme Court Crowd Reacts to Verdict

After the Supreme Court upheld most of the Affordable Care Act, City Desk ventured to the court to get reactions to the decision. Some people were thrilled, others weren't too happy

"I didn’t come to this country for slavery," says 70-year-old Susan Clark of Santa Monica, Calif. "I want Mount Rushmore. There’s not a Democrat on [...]

What If CNN Covered Local D.C. News?

The seconds after the Supreme Court issued its ruling on President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law this morning were not CNN's finest moments. The network breathlessly reported that the court had found the law's mandate for all Americans to have health insurance unconstitutional, when in fact, the court had done the exact opposite.
And while the [...]

Georgetown Waiting A Year To Implement Contraceptive Coverage

The Hoya reports that Georgetown University is taking all the time it has before it's forced to provide birth control under its student health plan:
“After thoughtful and careful consideration, we will continue our current practice for contraceptive coverage in our student health insurance for the coming year, as allowed for under the current rules,” [President [...]

D.C. Defends Obamacare!

Not a surprise, exactly, but worth noting that the D.C. government is signing onto a brief that asks the Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act, written by 10 states and the Virgin Islands. The states that have opposed the law have gotten a bit more media attention so far.
From a press release by [...]

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