November 10, 2013
Tea partier shifts tactics on Obamacare
“There will still be a push to repeal it, a push to defund it,” Huelskamp said here, speaking in a rural health center. “There was a question whether or not the leadership [was] really active in what they wanted to do in defunding that — particularly the Senate side. At the end of the day, what I think is most possible, is dealing with this issue when the president lied 29 times when he said ‘If you like your insurance plan, you can keep it.’ Read more...
October 30, 2013
Kansas congressional delegates react to Sebelius' testimony
Some members of the Kansas congressional delegation shared their thoughts Wednesday after hearing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the slow rollout of Obamacare. Read more...
October 9, 2013
GOP's Huelskamp: Does Reid not like veterans?
(The Hill) Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) on Wednesday asked the head of Veterans Affairs if he thinks Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-Nev.) doesn’t like veterans.
“Do you think Sen. Reid doesn’t like our veterans or the VA in particular?” Huelskamp asked Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki at a House hearing.
September 23, 2013
House votes to defund health care law in bill to finance government
WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives approved a contentious $986 billion short-term measure Friday to keep the federal government running through mid-December and defund the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s legacy accomplishment. Read more...
September 12, 2013
Republican Sick of Obamacare 'Show Votes'
After 42 votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act, at least one House Republican is fed up with all of the "show votes."
"I am tired of exhibition season and we have had 42 exhibition games," says Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., one of the most ardent critics of Obamacare. "Everyone cheers, but it doesn't count."
August 28, 2013
Huelskamp Pushes to Defund ObamaCare
"There's a real concern about the lack of courage of folks who don't want to stand up to something," said Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., a proponent of denying funds for the law. "Sometimes you just have to do the right thing — that should be more important than winning the next election."
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