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Bipartisan Health Care Bill Aims To Stabilize Individual Market And Keep Premiums Down

October 18, 2017
Susan Davis | NPR
Senators leading bipartisan health care talks say they have a deal to restore subsidies to insurers that President Trump announced last week that he was ending. But it's not clear whether it can pass.
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Trump Adopts Obama Approach While Seeking to Undo a Legacy

October 14, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
The president was frustrated. Lawmakers were not passing what he wanted. They were “obstructionists,” he complained. So he took out his pen, signed his name to an order and took action on his own. “We’re taking a little different route than we had hoped because getting Congress — they forgot what their pledges were,” he said.
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Analysis: Trump embraces turmoil as strategy

October 14, 2017
Julie Pace | Associated Press
Unable or unwilling to completely erase his predecessor’s signature initiatives, President Donald Trump this week turned to another approach: wreaking havoc.

President Trump takes on the Iran deal, health care, and the Republican Party

October 13, 2017
President Trump moves to dismantle Obamacare on his own.
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Trump just officially made it easier for employers to stop covering birth control

October 7, 2017
Sarah Kliff, Dylan Scott | Vox
New regulations released Friday significantly broaden the types of companies and organizations that can request an exemption from that rule. This could lead to many American women who currently receive no-cost contraception having to pay out of pocket for their medication.
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Trump phones Schumer for help on health care, worrying GOP

October 7, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Axios
The president's call shows he may be open to future deals with Democratic leaders, in the mold of the "Chuck and Nancy" agreements on the debt limit and immigration that he struck in September.
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President Trump's administration rolls back birth control access

October 6, 2017
The panelists also discussed the president's visit to Puerto Rico, where 90 percent of residents still don't have power after Hurricane Maria struck the island late last month.
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