Allen West is “fine” with keeping key ObamaCare provisions

In an interview with ThinkProgress, Congressman Allen West indicated that he was “fine” with keeping some key provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: …West pointed to three popular provisions of the health care law that he would like to see preserved: allowing parents to keep children on their health insurance plans until […]

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Republicans to preserve government involvement in health care

Reiterating their support for full repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care act, key Republicans are now campaigning on promises that their version of health care reform will implement some of the same provisions as the one they have spent years campaigning against: Speaking to more than 100 students at American University, Cantor said, […]

Pawlenty Open to Individual Mandate in 2006

From Politico: Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty said in a 2006 speech that mandated health insurance was a “potentially helpful” — but incomplete — solution to the problem of the uninsured. Pawlenty described a Massachusetts-style mandate in his speech as “a worthy goal and one that we’re intrigued by and I think at least open to,” but suggested […]