Fifth Planned Parenthood Video Turns to 'Intact' Fetuses

th-3 A Planned Parenthood official discusses the procurement and cost of “intact” fetuses and altering abortion procedures to meet specific needs in a video released Tuesday by an anti-abortion group. In the fifth video from the Center for Medical Progress, a woman identified as Melissa Farrell, director of research for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, discusses contributing […] Continue Reading

Clinton Lashes Out at GOP Criticism of Planned Parenthood Organ Harvesting

th-8 Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton defended campaign donor Planned Parenthood in an ad released Monday, despite the organ harvesting scandal she called “disturbing” one week ago. Clinton attacked Republican presidential contenders Gov. Rick Perry, Gov. Scott Walker and former Gov. Jeb Bush for supporting efforts to cut off taxpayer funding to the nation’s leading abortion provider […] Continue Reading

Trump: Shut Down Government to Defund Planned Parenthood

th-12 Donald Trump voiced his support in shutting down the federal government in order to defund Planned Parenthood. The Republican presidential contender was asked on the “Hugh Hewitt Show” Monday night if he supported letting the government shut down in September in order to defund Planned Parenthood. “Well I can tell you this: I would,” Trump […] Continue Reading

Senate Blocks Republican Legislation Defunding Planned Parenthood

th The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year’s presidential and congressional elections. The derailed legislation was the Republican response to videos, recorded secretly by […] Continue Reading

Obamacare Brings More Medicaid Fraud

th-4 Medicaid is inherently risky for fraud due to its massive size and bureaucratic complexity – and thanks in part to Obamacar the program is growing quickly, according to the investigative arm of Congress. Medicaid’s “size and diversity make it vulnerable to improper payments,” the Government Accountability Office reported. These include “payments for treatments or services that […] Continue Reading

Happy Times! Obama Says Medicare, Medicaid, 'Not in Crisis'

th President Obama marked the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid in his weekly address, saying that Obamacare is “finishing the job” begun by Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. He also made the spurious claim that the two federal health care programs are not in crisis, and those who say they’re in trouble are playing politics: According […] Continue Reading

Top Obama Health Nominee Part Of Medical Fraud Scheme

th-3 Andy Slavitt — President Obama’s choice to manage Obamacare, Medicare and Medicaid — was linked seven years ago to a massive medical data fraud scheme that resulted in what was then the largest settlement ever by an insurance company. If he is confirmed by the Senate, Slavitt will head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, […] Continue Reading

Signs of Division in the GOP on ObamaCare Repeal

th-9 Senate Republican leaders this week narrowly averted an intra-party battle over ObamaCare by again promising to get a repeal bill to the president’s desk through budget reconciliation. But the use of reconciliation — a budget tool that allows bills to bypass the Senate’s 60-vote threshold — is still a matter of debate among Republicans in […] Continue Reading