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An Obamacare insurer is suing the government for up to $5 billion

In case you weren’t aware that Obamacare isn’t working, one of its own creations is turning against the so-called Affordable Care Act to the tune of $5 billion. Health Republic Insurance of Oregon, one of the 20 or so struggling insurers created by Obamacare, wants as much as $5 billion from the U.S. government. The Obamacare co-op is bringing a class action lawsuit, alleging that the government has failed “to satisfy its monetary obligations” and will hurt millions of Americans through restricted health plans and rising insurance premiums. Of the 23 originally created, 12 Obamacare co-ops have closed, and nearly all of them lost money ...

Tea Party Patriots urges President Obama to sign Obamacare repeal into law

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement tonight urging the President to sign Congress’ bill repealing most of Obamacare into law. “Since the modern Tea Party movement began in 2009, one of the biggest issues motivating our grassroots supporters has been the effort to repeal Obamacare. In 2014, Tea Party activists and conservatives, motivated by the goal of repealing Obamacare - and countless promises from candidates they would do so - turned out to the polls in droves and gave the GOP control of the Senate to go with its House majority. Now, Congress has finally sent a bill to ...

Tea Party Patriots applaud Senate for voting to repeal much of Obamacare in reconciliation bill

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots CEO Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today commending the Senate for voting to repeal a large portion of Obamacare in the reconciliation bill: "We applaud the Senate for voting to repeal as much of Obamacare as the Senate rules will allow. A special thanks is owed to Senators Lee, Cruz, and Rubio who showed great leadership by making it clear to GOP Senate leaders they would not settle for repealing less than the rules would allow and encouraged their colleagues to keep their promises to the American people. Now it is up to the House to pass the Senate bill, ensure Obamacare repeal makes it to ...

Tea Party Patriots “Cautiously Optimistic” About Senate Reconciliation Bill

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots CEO Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today regarding the latest developments in Senate Republicans' efforts to repeal much of Obamacare in the reconciliation bill: “Given the latest reports about the reconciliation bill we are cautiously optimistic. Indications the Senate Republicans are willing to repeal much more of Obamacare than previously thought are encouraging. While we still must see the final legislation the Senate will bring to the floor for a vote, if the reports are true and the Senate intends to repeal as much of Obamacare as the rules will allow, it is a step in the right direct...

Tea Partiers Rally Nationwide to Demand the End of Congress’ Obamacare Exemption

Atlanta, Ga. – Tomorrow at Noon, Tea Party Patriots across the country will converge upon their Senators' and Representatives' local offices to demand that they abide by the laws they force on the American people. Under Section 1312 (D) of the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare), Members of Congress and their staff can no longer obtain health insurance through the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP). They also lost a generous FEHBP subsidy ($5,000 for individuals and $10,000 for the family plan). But, rather than lose the benefit as they originally wrote into law, Congress has re-classified itself as a “small business” – an absurd ...

Congress should not be exempt from Obamacare

The American people strongly objected to the President’s health care overhaul back in 2010. Congress ignored our objections and passed the bill into law without even taking the time to read it or understand the implications.  Now, more than five years later, Americans are suffering from the law’s provisions. Millions of Americans have experienced a loss of health insurance, premium increases, and new taxes and regulations. Tea Party Patriots has steadfastly opposed the law because of all of its harmful effects. The law's primary enforcement mechanisms come through taxes and fees on individuals and businesses that do not comply with the ...