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Nobody likes Obamacare

January 21, 2014

Breaking down the Affordable Care Act

By Catherine Ferris

November 13, 2013

With the recent passing of Obamacare, many people are left wondering what this means for them. Officially known as the Affordable Care Act, it was signed into law in 2010 and aims to make it easier and more affordable for Americans...

GOP’s political sabotage of health reform continues

By Zac Bears

October 23, 2013

The Affordable Care Act was designed to expand coverage for 30 to 33 million Americans, cutting the number of uninsured non-elderly adults in half. The ACA does this by bringing those deemed “uninsurable” into the market by limiting...

Government Shutdown trudges into its second week

By Brian Bevilacqua

October 15, 2013

The United States government is approaching the second week of shutdown and so far, signs of progress are start-and-stop towards a deal to reopen federal services. The government shut down on Oct. 1 after the House of Representatives and Senate failed to agree on a budget proposal to send to President Barack Obama....

Letter to the editor

October 7, 2013

Dear Daily Collegian, We now enter a government shut down for the first time since 1995. It’s important that people understand why. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives refused to continue to fund the federal...

Department of Health and Human Services hosts conference call

By Nancy Pierce

September 21, 2011

The Department of Health and Human Services announced in a conference call yesterday that one million more young adults received health insurance due to the Affordable Care Act passed by the Obama Administration in early 2010. Secretary of the United Stat...