December 3, 2013 Archives

December 3, 2013 Archives

Obama: Obamacare "Is Working" And "We're Not Going Back"

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Because of the Affordable Care Act, more than 7 million seniors and Americans with disabilities have saved an average of $1,200 on their prescription medicine. (Applause.) This year alone, 8.5 million families have actually gotten an average of $100 back from their insurance company -- you don’t hear that very often -- (laughte

Krauthammer: Obama's Latest Obamacare Push Is "Another Linguistics Sleight Of Hand"

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Look, it's another linguistics sleight of hand here. The backend sounds like some, you know, obscure, curlicue in the process. It's the cash register! It's the point at which you make the purchase. And if you don't have correct information or any information you don't have a purchase, you don't have enrollment, you don't have a

Healthcare Expert: Obama "Ignoring Laws" Could Lead To Overthrow Of Government

MICHAEL CANNON, CATO INSTITUTE: "There is one last thing to which the people can resort if the government does not respect the restraints the Constitution places on the government. Abraham Lincoln talked about our right to alter our government, or our revolutionary right to overthrow it. That is certainly something that no one wants to contemplate

Krauthammer: "Obama Thinks That He Can Repeal Reality With His Rhetoric"

BILL O'REILLY: I think it's just theoretical, you know, it's this theoretical world that President Obama seems to live in and I'm becoming more and more concerned about that. And you say? CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: It's also a rhetorical world, theory and rhetoric. It's like King Canute being urged by his worshipful acolytes to tell the tides to go ba

Obama: "If I've Got To Fight Another Three Years To Make Sure This Law Works, That's What I'll Do"

OBAMA: Right now, what this law is doing is helping folks and we’re just getting started with the exchanges, just getting started with the marketplaces. So we’re not going to walk away from it. If I’ve got to fight another three years to make sure this law works, then that’s what I’ll do. That’s what we’ll do.

Fireworks: Debbie Wasserman Schultz vs. Reince Priebus On Obamacare, More On "Crossfire"

Hosts Newt Gingrich & Stephanie Cutter ask Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Reince Priebus about Obamacare.

Wasserman Schultz: All Dem Candidates Will Run On Obamacare And Use It As "An Advantage"

On Tuesday's broadcast of CNN's "Crossfire," DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz tells RNC Chairman Reince Priebus that Democratic candidates will run on Obamacare and it will be an "advantage" for them.

Obama: "I Need You To Spread The Word" About The "Benefits" Of Obamacare

BARACK OBAMA: So we just need people to -- now that we are getting the technology fixed -- we need you to go back, take a look at what’s actually going on, because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families.  And maybe it won't make a difference right now if you're feeling healthy, but I promise you, if somebody in you

Former Dem Gov. Rendell: There Was "Terrible Mismanagement" With Obamacare

FMR. GOV. ED RENDELL (D-PA): Yeah, I think there was terrible mismanagement. If it was my program, I would have been testing it six months out; every week, I would have been running tests and the tests would have been run in front of me.

WH Chief of Staff Denis McDonough On Obamacare Problems: "That's On Me"

DENIS MCDONOUGH: Let me talk for a minute about that marketplace, As you know, the website didn’t work the way it should have on October 1. That’s on us. That’s on me. As soon as we realized there were problems, we put an A team of experts to work, and as promised, the website is working better now and will work better tomorro

Boehner: Obamacare "Continues To Wreak Havoc On American Families"

SPEAKER BOEHNER: Republicans continue to stay focused on the economy, and the fact is the American people want us to do everything we can to strengthen the economy so there’ll be more jobs and higher wages available. This week we’ll take further steps to strengthen our economy. The president’s health care law continues to wreak havoc on Am

Jon Stewart Makes Fun Of Improved Obamacare Website, GOP Reaction

Daily Show: The Obama administration relaunches, but the program still has its share of detractors.

Herman Cain To Obama: "Man Up And Stop Digging"

BILL HEMMER: Take it past December, take it to 2014. What happens to the [healthcare] law? HERMAN CAIN: The best thing that could happen is that the president and the administration and the Democrats man up and stop digging. There's an old saying: When you're in a hole, stop digging. In fact, the Chicago Tribune said they ought to start

Maddow: Can Congress Do One Useful Thing This Month?

Ryan Grim, Huffington Post’s Washington bureau chief, talks with Rachel Maddow about whether the 113th Congress will do anything to solve even one of the nation's problems before the end of the year.

Chris Hayes: Everything Rosa Parks Stood For Was "Anathema" To GOP

MSNBC: A tone-deaf RNC tweet points to how the right falsely portrays civil rights leaders as having fought racism in a vacuum.

Megyn Kelly: Political Class Is Robbing Our Youth

MEGYN KELLY: The unemployment rate for 18 to 34-year-olds was almost 10 percent last month. And this group has lagged behind ever since the recession. It's even higher these numbers if you consider underemployment. And those who are working are making less. Wages for 25 to 34-year-olds have fallen an average of eight percent since President Obama

Matthews: Obamacare Is Finally Up And Running

Chris Matthews reports that after some setbacks, it looks like President Obama’s health care law is going to make it. David Corn and Michael Tomasky join him to discuss.

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