Sept. 20, 2017

Graham-Cassidy would let states control insurance. That’s what first led to a need for Obamacare.

"It almost becomes worse than where we were before."

Sept. 12, 2017

A handful of Republicans are waging a last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare — it’s poised to fail

The clock is running out for Republicans to make good on their seven-year promise to repeal President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement.
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Aug. 15, 2017

CBO Analysis: Health insurance premiums will spike by 20% if Trump makes good on threat

Trump has said he will end "bailouts" for insurance companies if a new health bill isn't passed.
Aug. 1, 2017

Democrats have fired up attack ads against Republicans who voted to repeal Obamacare

Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) is getting hit with brutal attack ads after voting for the so-called "skinny repeal" bill.
July 30, 2017

White House pushes for another health care vote — even as the American people want them to move on

The White House says the American people want another immediate health care vote. They don't.
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July 30, 2017

Republican Sen. Susan Collins just rejected her party’s premise that the ACA can’t be reformed

The Republican senator believes the Senate would "produce far better legislation" with bipartisan support.

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July 29, 2017

Trump may not realize it, but he actually agrees with Obama on the 60-vote filibuster rule

Trump called for the elimination of the Senate filibuster in a Saturday morning tweetstorm.
July 28, 2017

3 key takeaways from Republicans’ failure to repeal Obamacare

Republicans knew what they didn't like about the Affordable Care Act, but they never released a plan that would fix the problems they railed against.
July 27, 2017

If you don't support affordable healthcare, you're not "pro-life"

As a disability activist and a Christian, I do not believe that it is moral for other pro-lifers to support a repeal of Obamacare.
July 26, 2017
July 25, 2017

Senate Republicans advance Obamacare repeal effort to debate

Senate Republicans may have cleared their first hurdle, but many more remain.

July 25, 2017

Motions to proceed and vote-a-ramas: Here’s how the health care process will play out

There are a lot of moving parts, and even if everything goes right for the GOP, a final vote won't happen until Wednesday.
July 24, 2017

The health care vote is less than 48 hours away and Republicans don’t know what they’re voting on

One Senate Democrat said it's "bananas" that Republicans are planning a vote but have no idea what will be voted on.
July 21, 2017

Obamacare repeal bill dealt yet another possibly fatal blow by Senate parliamentarian

Republicans will need to find 60 votes in support of their Obamacare repeal bill, or else strip it of abortion restrictions and a provision that defunds Planned Parenthood.
July 19, 2017

Trump to GOP sens. who defected from health care bill: They “might not be [here] very much longer!”

Donald Trump seemingly threatened the political futures of Senate Republicans who did not support the Obamacare repeal bill.
July 19, 2017

New report says Trump is trying to sabotage Obamacare. Here’s why that would be disastrous.

Trump thinks he won't be blamed for taking actionable steps to defund Obamacare, which would cause costs to rise for millions of Americans.

July 18, 2017

GOP plan to repeal Obamacare without a replacement is dead

The plan lacks support less than 24 hours after Republicans announced plans to vote on it.
July 18, 2017

GOP Sen. Capito won’t vote on strict Obamacare repeal: “I did not come to Washington to hurt people”

Capito voted for a straight Obamacare repeal with no replacement in 2015. Two years later, Capito says she won't vote for that again.
July 18, 2017

Straight Obamacare repeal vote could expose GOP senators’ true feelings about the health care law

Without President Barack Obama to save them with a veto, Senate Republicans will show whether their Obamacare repeal vote was for real, or just a political ploy.
July 16, 2017

Under siege on Russia and health care, Trump’s White House plans more “theme weeks”

The White House will stage three weeks of events around "Made in America," "American Heroes" and "American Dreams."

July 15, 2017

Mitch McConnell has $200 billion to convince wary senators to repeal Obamacare

At least six states are slated for favorable treatment.
July 13, 2017

Revised GOP health plan slammed by Democrats, faces uncertainty from Republicans

The revised Better Care Reconciliation Act faces an uncertain path forward.
July 13, 2017

Senate health care bill already on the brink of collapse

Republicans are one vote away from seeing their revised health care bill go down in flames.
July 13, 2017

4 key ways the revised GOP health plan is different than the original

It includes a version of the controversial "Cruz Amendment" allowing insurers to sell cheap, minimal-coverage plans.
July 13, 2017

Senate GOP releases revised health care plan that removes the tax cuts but still slashes Medicaid

The new bill makes small tweaks to the old bill, which didn't have enough Republican support to pass.

July 13, 2017

Donald Trump Jr.’s Russia scandal is sabotaging the White House’s agenda

"It's sucking the oxygen out of the room, everybody knows that," Sen. John McCain told CNN.
July 12, 2017

The GOP demanded to see Democrats’ health care plan, so House Dems took them up on that dare

Republicans wanted Democrats to release their plan. Here it is.
July 8, 2017

Pressure on GOP to reject Obamacare repeal grows, with bill’s future in doubt

After missing his best shot to pass the bill under the radar, Mitch McConnell's options are diminishing.
July 6, 2017

Oregon’s legislators just passed a bill protecting women’s reproductive rights

Oregon's Reproductive Health Equity Act would provide abortions at no cost to patients who don't qualify for health care coverage.