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  • proper n. The Clinton health care plan of 1993.

Etymologies

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Blend of Hillary and healthcare, after Hillary Rodham Clinton, chair of the task-force that developed the plan.

Examples

  • The only thing I can conclude, if not incompetence, is that FOX News is deliberately reporting falsely because FOX has decided it ObamaCare to pass because they know how long it will take to the Dems to recover — the aftermath of the Dem train wreck known as HillaryCare took more than a decade.

    FOX NEWS and their “vote count” | RedState

  • When Democrats recall their HillaryCare defeat, they like to decry those Harry & Louise ads.

    Democrats Hoodwink the Health Lobby

  • "ObamaCare" is the Republican code for "the health law we supported when it was first drafted by the American Enterprise Institute, and then it was proposed by our Senators as an alternative to what we then called 'HillaryCare', which we embraced when Mitt Romney passed it in Massachusetts, and which we then decided was intolerable when it passed during a Democratic President's term -- after which we affixed his name to it as a pejorative term."

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: 'Super Committee' of Doom: Who'll Protect Us From the Extremists?

  • Many originally Republican ideas, like mandating all Americans purchase health insurance as a way to ensure coverage and contain costs (introduced as an alternative to "HillaryCare"), the GOP is now vehemently against since the Democrats implemented it.

    Tina Dupuy: The Moderates' Lament

  • I think about that a lot - no matter how great her plan is, the bad taste left in the mouths of many Congresspeople (and Americans) after the "HillaryCare" debacle has lingered and would make certain people very reluctant to go down that road again.

    Hillary: "Shame On You, Barack Obama"

  • Because if that's the case, then someone should inform the GOP circa 1993 because the Republican counter-proposal to "HillaryCare" looks a heckuva lot like the 2009 Senate bill.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Equally stunning was the public's rebuke of "HillaryCare" as opposition levels climbed.

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  • Motivated by Newt Gingrich's Contract with America and their disdain for "HillaryCare," the American people had catapulted the Republican party to the majority position for the first time since 1954.

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  • In 1993, Hillary Clinton, as chair of the Task Force on National Health Care Reform, pushed the bureaucratic-heavy Clinton Health Care Plan, quickly labeled "HillaryCare," which was long on government oversight, short on patient choice.

    WORLDMag.com

  • Republicans derided that proposal as "HillaryCare," a description that has resurfaced among critics of the current House measure.

    The Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter Latest Headlines

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