Obamacare

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, is a federal statute signed into law by President Obama in 2010 and is the most significant regulatory overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid.

Today I released the following statement regarding the Department of Labor’s March jobs report: While additional job creation is always welcome news, today’s report serves as a reminder that ObamaCare is holding back our...
Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will hear a landmark case involving Obamacare’s violation of religious freedom. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood are taking a stand before the highest court in the land against the mandate that...
The President keeps assuming powers that directly violate the Constitution, and I will not stand Obama trying to rule the U.S. like a king. This week the House passed 2 bills that will hold the President accountable for his...
I discuss this and other issues — the war on drugs and Obamacare — with the Mises Institute‘s Mark Thornton. Subscribe to the Tom Woods Show on iTunes or Stitcher!
The Obama Administration has ignored laws, failed to enforce laws, undermined laws, and changed laws by executive orders and administrative actions.These include laws covering health care, immigration, marriage, drugs, and...
Dear Senator Cruz:Thank you for your unwavering opposition to “out of control” budgets and Obamacare!I have been a Pro-Life Republican since I was 18 years old. I support gun rights, tort reform, less government, and tax...
I believe that the people of Texas deserve better than an onerous, damaging law that inhibits economic growth. It is time for President Obama and Senate Democrats to work with House Republicans to put an end to ObamaCare and...
I went into the House Chamber Tuesday night hopeful that the President would put forth real solutions to move our country forward. Instead, I heard more of the same rhetoric and policies that got us here in the first place...
Most recently I wrote about how Wendy Davis' rise through Texas Politics can be traced as much to the efforts and aid by her second husband than anything she has done. Davis' own political rise, along with Hillary Clinton's...
Wow, the world has turned upside-down.1) Of course, though there has been an unconstitutional drip and even trickle for all of my life, weve never seen anything like the avalanche of offense to liberty and constitutional...
This week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby case. The case addresses whether the ObamaCare “contraceptive mandate” infringes on Americans’ rights under the Religious Freedom...
“I taught Constitutional law for ten years. I take the Constitution very seriously. The biggest problems that we’re facing right now have to do with [President] George Bush trying to bring more and more power into the...
This week, the House approved two bills to rein in the Administration’s unrestrained executive overreach. The Constitution clearly states that once laws are enacted, the president is tasked with responsibly enforcing them....
The House continued our work to pass common-sense bills this week to help provide relief to the American people from the failed policies of the Obama Administration. On Wednesday, we approved H.R. 4118, the Suspending the...
I spoke on the Senate floor yesterday, urging Senate Democrats to protect seniors from Medicare cuts to fund Obamacare. The Administration is making changes to Medicare Advantage that will cause premiums to increase, reduce...
Following is a message I sent to a Republican talk-show host who challenged listeners to say what they thought Republicans should have done with the debt-ceiling and the defund Obamacare effort.. Did they want a shutdown?...
I spoke on the Senate floor yesterday regarding the Congressional Budget Office’s latest report showing Obamacare will result in 2 million fewer full-time workers.The Congressional Budget Office said the number of full-time...
Tonight, we heard more of the same from the President. Although he talked about a commitment to job creation, he’s not encouraging Senate action on critical jobs bills passed by the House of Representatives. And while he...
One of my top priorities in Congress is to repeal ObamaCare because it is bad for our economy, bad for job creation, and bad for our health care system. After ObamaCare is repealed, I believe we should replace it with...
Today I presented five questions Americans deserve to have answered by President Obama in next week’s State of the Union address.Americans all over the nation are asking questions about the economy, Obamacare, the IRS,...

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