Nov. 19, 2017

Sen. Susan Collins makes her demands clear for the Republican tax bill

Sen. Susan Collins, one of the key votes on the Senate tax bill, laid out her concerns with the sweeping legislation in a Sunday interview.

Nov. 15, 2017

Republicans aim to gut Obamacare and pass tax cuts in one bill

The GOP strategy is to accomplish two goals: End the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and cut taxes for corporations and the wealthy.
Nov. 8, 2017

Maine Governor Paul LePage is threatening not to expand Medicaid despite his state’s historic vote

On Tuesday, Mainers voted overwhelmingly for a ballot measure to expand Medicaid in their state.
Nov. 7, 2017

Health Care: How to pick the best insurance plan for 2018, save money and find healthcare.gov hours

Healthcare.gov plans and prices are now open for enrollment. But which Affordable Care Act options are best — and why is the site not working? Here's what you need to know.
Oct. 31, 2017

Health insurance 2018: Your simple guide to Healthcare.gov open enrollment in 2017 & plans at work

Healthcare.gov, Obamacare, the ACA, premiums, Medicaid and more jargon giving you a headache? Here’s an easy primer to help you pick the best plan for 2018 during 2017 open enrollment.
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Oct. 17, 2017

Senators reach bipartisan deal on insurance subsidies, but Trump says Obamacare remains “dead”

Trump announced he will stop paying the critical subsidies on Thursday, which he said rendered the ACA "dead."

Oct. 17, 2017

Donald Trump said Obamacare is “finished.” For millions of people, it’s not that simple.

Several million Americans whose insurance premiums are made cheaper by federal subsidies are watching Congress after Trump cut their federal funds.
Oct. 12, 2017

3 key takeaways from Trump’s health care executive order

Trump's executive order doesn't make any immediate changes, and could lead to a flood of lawsuits.
Oct. 10, 2017

Trump says he’ll sign an executive order on health care. He used to say that was an abuse of power.

Using the “power of the pen” is something President Donald Trump attacked former President Barack Obama for using throughout Obama’s tenure.
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Oct. 7, 2017

Trump seeks health care deal with Schumer, who says Obamacare repeal is “off the table”

Trump railed against the "badly broken" Affordable Care Act as he suggested his repeal and replace efforts aren't over.
Oct. 6, 2017

Trump administration is set to weaken Obamacare’s birth control mandate

The Trump administration believes the birth control mandate could lead to “risky sexual behavior.”

Sept. 26, 2017

Graham-Cassidy bill is dead as GOP admits “we don’t have the votes” to repeal Obamacare

The latest Republican-led effort to repeal and replace Obamacare won't get a vote, officially killing the legislation.
Sept. 25, 2017

Just 20% support Graham-Cassidy health care bill, poll finds

According to the poll, not one political group supports the bill.
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Sept. 21, 2017

Insurance industry leaders denounce GOP’s new proposed health care bill

"We share the significant concerns of many health care organizations about the proposed Graham-Cassidy bill."
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

Obamacare repeal failed, but Democrats are running ads to inflict pain on Republicans who voted yes

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

Republicans who claim to be pro-life but support gutting Medicaid are hypocrites

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.