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Politics Jun 22AP sources: Senate GOP’s reworked health care bill would reshape Obama’s law
After weeks of closed-door meetings that angered Democrats and some Republicans, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell planned to release the proposal Thursday.
Politics Jun 21Senate health-care plan would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes
Top Senate Republicans prepared Wednesday to release their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law, a proposal that would cut and revamp Medicaid, end penalties on people not buying coverage and eliminate tax increases that financed the statute's…
Politics May 25WATCH: Ryan addresses budget office score of GOP health care bill
On Wednesday, the budget office said the House bill would leave 51 million Americans uninsured by 2026.
Politics Mar 24House sets risky health care vote after Trump demands it
WASHINGTON — Republicans muscled their capstone health care overhaul past an initial barrier and toward a climactic roll call Friday, plunging ahead despite uncertainty over whether they had the votes to prevail in what loomed as a monumental gamble for…
Politics Mar 21Trump warns House Republicans of political costs if they reject GOP health bill
President Donald Trump warned House Republicans they could lose their seats in next year's midterm elections if they failed to back the GOP health care overhaul and fulfill a long-promised goal to undo Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.
Politics Mar 17Wheels spinning as GOP looks for traction on health bill
Republicans are striving to get traction for a health care overhaul in danger of being dragged down by intra-party differences.
Nation Mar 08GOP push on health plan; conservatives, Democrats oppose it
WASHINGTON — Over the strong objections of key conservatives and Democrats, House Republican leaders are forging ahead with a health care plan that scraps major parts of the Obama-era overhaul. The House Ways and Means Committee and the Energy and…
Politics Mar 07As Trump praises health care legislation, GOP tries to sell it
The new bill aims to replace the Affordable Care Act with a system designed along conservative lines.
Politics Feb 03GOP mulls ‘repairing’ Obamacare law it vowed to repeal
GOP lawmakers insist they haven't abandoned their goal of repeal, though they face lingering disputes about whether that should come before, after or simultaneously with a replacement effort.