Women's rights advocates worry that the Supreme Court will lift the mandate on employers to provide workers with a government-set level of health insurance. Religious rights activists want that mandate gone.
Republicans are determined to repeal or amend the Affordable Care Act. However, the tempest is diverting attention from three larger and more important truths surrounding the healthcare system, Reich explains.
Obamacare delayed: Americans now have eight additional days to enroll in insurance that starts Jan. 1. Insurers say processing could be a challenge, depending on how many people enroll on HealthCare.gov in the last few days.
Senate majorities have long wanted to rein in filibusters for presidential nominations. So why now? The GOP assertion that it's an Obamacare diversion might not be entirely off the mark, but Democrats' frustration with gridlock appear to have peaked.