| Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Obama had taken a "rather expansive view of his responsibility to faithfully execute the laws." "And he's been particularly creative...with regard to Obamacare...and it is maddening. I think the best response for the American people might be this fall to change the Senate."
| Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, mulling a run for president as a Republican in 2016, is giving ammo to conservative leaders and congressional candidates to battle Democrats on how health-care premiums have gone up under Obamacare.
| Thousands of Connecticut Obamacare customers are facing coverage uncertainty after computer glitches estimated incorrect subsidies or randomly dropped them from their health plans without warning, even though they had paid premiums.
| The U.S. House of Representatives will sue President Barack Obama’s administration over delaying the implementation of an employer health insurance mandate in the 2010 health-care law. Peter Cook reports on “In The Loop.”
| The Wall Street Journal's Jerry Seib discusses the ways the healthcare debate leading up to midterm elections has changed over the last few weeks. Democrats in some races are running on healthcare and emphasizing Republicans' desires revoke its positive features. Meanwhile, Republicans want to pass their own healthcare reform bill, which is a change from their support of simply repealing Obamacare.
| The IRS issued a ruling that prevents employers from dropping their health insurance to put employees on the Obamacare exchanges. Many small businesses have already attempted to save money by giving their employees a lump sum to shop for their own healthcare, but the new ruling from the IRS indicates that any company attempting this tax-free tactic could face fines of $30,000 per worker each year.
| Speaker John Boehner (R-O.H.) dismissed the notion that he is "blocking" immigration reform despite the Senate's passage of the bill almost a year ago. He said that he has been discussing immigration reform since the 2012 elections and that the House will not deal with the Senate bill. Boehner then changed the subject to the president's failures with Obamacare.
| How do we counteract Obamacare and solve the problems of our broken health care system? Conservative senators have an alternative plan to move health care in a market-oriented direction while addressing the uninsured and patients with pre-existing conditions.
| Mercy Medical Center laid off 29 employees and is additionally cutting hours and modifying manager pay. All the adjustments are related to Obamacare. “As the federal government and the state payment systems continue to ratchet down on what they pay us and our costs go up, we have to look for opportunities to create cost efficiencies," explained Mercy Medical Center President Bob Ritz,"one way you do that is you reduce your management costs.”
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