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Aug. 10, 2017

Trump suggests Mitch McConnell should step aside if he doesn’t get agenda through

It's the latest chapter in the president's feud with the Senate majority leader.

Aug. 4, 2017

Congress just recessed for the entire month of August. Here’s 3 things to watch as they head home.

How are Republicans met at town halls when they head home, and will a spate of GOP lawmakers retire?
Aug. 3, 2017

A day after reluctantly signing Russian sanctions, Trump blames Congress for bad US-Russia relations

Trump says the Republican Congress is at fault for "dangerous" relations with Russia, and not Russia's cyberattacks on the U.S.
Aug. 2, 2017

Health care is already looking like the next Iraq for Congressional Republicans

Both Republican and Democratic constituents were angry with Colorado Republican Rep. Mike Coffman at a Tuesday night town hall over the GOP's failed Obamacare repeal effort.
Aug. 1, 2017

Idaho blames the Trump administration for rising health care premiums

Government officials in the heart of Trump country don't want the Trump administration to let Obamacare collapse.
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.

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July 31, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Priebus resigns, GOP health care fails, new sanctions anger Russia

Here are the important stories to know for Monday, July 31.
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 28, 2017

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories free from “skinny repeals” and the Mooch’s “colorful language”

Five stories you may have missed while trying to keep up with a chaotic news week.
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 28, 2017

“Skinny repeal” bill fails, putting Republicans back at square one in effort to repeal Obamacare

Senate Republicans have exhausted their three potential Obamacare repeal bills, delivering a devastating blow to President Donald Trump's agenda.
July 27, 2017

What is a skinny repeal? Senate Republicans’ last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare explained

The skinny Obamacare repeal sounds like a less extreme plan — but experts say it will make costs skyrocket.
July 26, 2017

Straight Obamacare repeal bill fails in the Senate in yet another setback

It's the second health care failure in as many days.
July 26, 2017
July 26, 2017

Despite protest from Senate women, GOP advances devastating bill for women’s health

The Senate will now discuss possible amendments to the American Health Care Act.

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 25, 2017

Here are 4 reasons Tuesday’s health care vote will be different than the ones before it

We don't actually know what Republicans will be voting on.
July 24, 2017

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe ahead of Drive for Our Lives tour: “Health care is a right”

Progressives are coming out to speak against dismantling Obamacare.
July 24, 2017

Are Democrats about to repeat Republicans’ mistake on health care?

The party out of power is refusing to coalesce around a single health care plan. Sound familiar?
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 21, 2017

What will happen to health care? 3 possible scenarios — and how they’d affect you.

Your health insurance premiums, deductibles and out-of-pocket costs could change under new health care rules. What to know about potential shifts in the law and the prices you'll pay.
July 20, 2017

Democrats finally roll out their agenda, but leave out many progressive agenda items

The Democrats' plan to win in 2018 might alienate large swaths of their base.
July 20, 2017

New White House idea to woo moderates: take health care from the poorest to cover Medicaid expansion

The plan would take from the poorest and give to the slightly less poor.
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

3 key things to know about the new Republican budget plan

The plan makes deep cuts to entitlements while increasing defense spending.
July 18, 2017

Here is what will happen next with health care in the Senate

While Mitch McConnell is pushing repeal, some fellow Republicans are calling for a fresh start.
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.