Today House conservatives introduced the first detailed alternative to ObamaCare — legislation to increase the tax breaks for those who buy their own insurance.

The latest controversy to haunt ObamaCare is a requirement that physicians ask intimate questions about patients’ sexual history. 

On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted mostly along party lines to ban new subsidies to help people purchase health insurance until the administration enacts a new verification system to ensure that benefits are offered only to those who qualify. The No Subsidies Without Verification Act has no chance of passing in the Democratic-controlled Senate. The 235 to 191 vote is the 41st by House Republicans targeting the healthcare law.

Walmart has announced that it will extend healthcare and other benefits to the domestic partners of its non-married employees — including to homosexual partners.

Citing ObamaCare and immigration reform, the 40,000-strong Longshore and Warehouse Union has ended its affiliation with the AFL-CIO.

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