House Speaker John Boehner will almost certainly bring the Senate funding bill to a vote in the House where, if Nancy Pelosi is right, it will pass with overwhelming Democratic support.
Senate Republican negotiators are reportedly considering a grand bargain with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to raise the debt limit and reopen the partially closed federal government with no major spending cuts and no significant changes to ObamCare.
The unanticipated consequences of ObamaCare keep growing, and growing. They are so many that Investors Business Daily has created a 23-page list of them.
The Tea Party adherents in the House continue to hold the speaker's feet to the fire while the president's poll numbers continue to decline.
ObamaCare supporters are finding out the hard way that there's no such thing as free healthcare: Their insurance rates are skyrocketing.
President Obama’s healthcare law is full of increased costs to taxpayers, in the form of taxes, higher premiums, and of course, fines. In fact, the healthcare law will likely punish charitable hospitals for treating uninsured Americans by issuing large fines to those institutions that continue to provide treatment to uninsured Americans.
There is really nothing complicated about the facts. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted all the money required to keep all government activities going — except for ObamaCare.
As part of what critics have called a presidential “temper tantrum” aimed at extorting taxpayer money to fund ObamaCare, the Obama administration has been hard at work trying to make the partial federal government “shutdown” feel as painful as possible.
Obama railed about the shutdown of part of the Head Start pre-school nutritional assistance program though he’d said he’d veto GOP bills for similar programs.
Can there be a more fruitful source of dispute, or a kind of dispute more difficult to be settled— James Madison speaking at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 on the spending bill battles between the House and Senate that would occur.