Politics Oct 18Trump gives more mixed signals in bipartisan health deal
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump sent more perplexing signals Wednesday about whether he backs a bipartisan Senate deal for steadying health insurance markets, saying he backs lawmakers' efforts to strike that compromise but "can never support" federal bailouts for insurers.
Politics Jul 29‘Time to move on’ from health care, Senate GOP leader says
The Senate crash of the Republican drive to scrap the Obama health care law has left the party with wounded leaders and no evident way ahead on an issue that won't go away.
Health Jul 20GOP senators hunker down for last-ditch push for health care reform
Reviving the legislation will require party leaders to win support from at least 50 of the 52 GOP senators, a threshold they've been short of for weeks. Aiming to finally resolve the issue, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he'll…
Politics Jul 18The health care bill collapses, leaving a divided GOP at crossroads
With the implosion of the GOP health care bill, a wounded President Donald Trump and congressional leaders face dicey decisions about addressing their perhaps unattainable years-old promise of repealing President Barack Obama's law.
Politics Jul 17Two more GOP senators say they won’t support current version of health bill
Republican Sens. Jerry Moran of Kansas and Mike Lee of Utah say they will oppose the Republican health care bill, dealing a blow to GOP leaders' hopes of repealing and replacing President Barack Obama's legislation.
Politics Jul 11Senate GOP leaders hope for health care vote next week
Republican leaders are hoping to stage a climactic vote on their health care bill next week, though internal rifts over divisive issues like coverage requirements and Medicaid cuts leave the timing and even the measure's fate in question.
Politics Jun 29GOP weighs keeping some Obama tax hikes to save health care bill
The accelerated pace of closed-door Republican bargaining came as McConnell hoped to have a new version of the measure — with more support — by week's end.
Politics Jun 29GOP adds opioid money to struggling Senate health bill
Top Republicans have agreed to add $45 billion for battling opioids abuse to their struggling health care bill, but the measure's fate remained uncertain as leaders confront an expanding chorus of GOP detractors.
Politics Jun 27Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote
Senate leaders scrambled to rescue their health care bill, in deepening jeopardy as opposition from rebellious Republicans intensified.
Politics May 04House Republicans pass bill to repeal Obamacare
Relieved Republicans muscled their health care bill through the House Thursday, taking their biggest step toward dismantling the Obama health care overhaul since Donald Trump took office.