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Democrats position House counsel to defend Obamacare, forcing GOP to take tough vote

House Democrats passed a rule Thursday to have the chamber’s counsel defend Obamacare in a legal case seeking to undo it. The rule was part of a larger package that was approved in a 234-197 vote. The resolution, called the Restoring Congress For The People Resolution, paves the way to authorize the House counsel to… Read More »

Trump administration weakens Obamacare birth control coverage mandate

Under the Affordable Care Act, employer-provided health insurance plans are required to cover birth control as a preventive service. Now, the US Department of Health and Human Services has issued a final rule providing exemption from the contraceptive coverage mandate to entities that object to such coverage based on religious beliefs. The second final rule… Read More »