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Democrats Fight Back Against Lawsuit Threatening Health Law

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Democrats on Thursday officially launched their pushback against a December federal court decision that declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. A group of 17 Democratic state attorneys general formally appealed the Dec. 14 decision in Texas v. U.S. issued by U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor.… Read More »

Democrats vow rapid action after ruling casts doubt on ACA

(Bloomberg)—Obamacare was struck down by a Texas federal judge in a ruling that casts uncertainty on insurance coverage for millions of U.S. residents. The judicial ruling is drawing sharp condemnation from medical professional organizations and a vow for immediate legal action by top Democrats. The lawsuit was brought by 20 Republican-led states. The decision will… Read More »

House Democrats plan quick vote to protect pre-existing condition protections

House Democrats are planning a quick vote early next year to shore up protections for pre-existing conditions, hoping to put Republicans in a bind early in the new Congress, a top Democrat said Thursday. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., said that Democrats are likely to pursue legislation that would counter a lawsuit from 20 states seeking… Read More »