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Guest column: Thanks, Obama

Adri Montes September 20, 2015

The U.S. Census Bureau announced Wednesday that, while median household incomes and official poverty rates remain stagnant, more Americans have health coverage. Employment-based insurance isn’t helping...

Jennifer Hutchinson

Opinion: Obamacare: Going nowhere but down

Jennifer Hutchinson March 31, 2015

March 23rd marked the fifth anniversary of Obamacare. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Toledo Blade columnist, Jack Kelly, wrote an excellent piece detailing how even after five years Obamacare is still...

Guest Column: Feds will continue to build on Obamacare successes

Sylvia M. Burwell March 29, 2015

For more than a century, American leaders have struggled to find ways to extend quality, affordable health care to everyone. We made progress for the elderly, the under-served and children, but for many...

Jennifer Hutchinson is a freshman political science major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact her at jhutch2872@gmail.com.

Opinion: Obamacare debate enters new stage

Jennifer Hutchinson April 7, 2014

The debate over the Affordable Care Act is far from over. In fact, it’s entering a whole new stage. With enrollment numbers hitting 7 million, Democrats are rejoicing as Obamacare is being seriously...

News on the go: April 2, 2014

Carrie Blazina April 1, 2014

President Barack Obama said Tuesday the health-care enrollment period had had an unexpected comeback and 7.1 million people had signed up so far under the Affordable Care Act. Obama insisted the act was...

Health care sign-ups surge — will they save Dems?

WASHINGTON — Mocking his critics, President Barack Obama boasted Tuesday that 7.1 million people have signed up for his health care law, an unexpected comeback after a disastrous rollout sent his poll...

Guest column: RedBlueAmerica: Is Obamacare undermining the American work ethic?

Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk February 13, 2014

A new report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says the Affordable Care Act will reduce the effective size of the U.S. workforce by 2.5 million over the next 10 years.The White House responded...

Jennifer Hutchinson is a freshman political science major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater.  Contact her at jhutch2872@gmail.com.

Opinion: Controlling Birth Control

Jennifer Hutchinson January 27, 2014

On Friday, Jan. 24, USA Today reported that “the Supreme Court temporarily exempted a religious non-profit organization from the federal health care law’s mandate that insurance plans include free...

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