4 takeaways from Tuesday’s midterm elections

There are some more nuanced takeaways from those top-line results.

In swing districts, Republicans may pay for having tried to reverse the Affordable Care Act

Though Rep. Tom MacArthur counts himself a moderate, many of his voters heading to the polls are furious about how he aided his party’s efforts to dismantle Obamacare.

Trump administration gives states power to weaken Affordable Care Act

The new guidance, which could affect coverage for those with pre-existing conditions, comes as health care has become a major issue in the November midterms.
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Mic Daily: McConnell’s latest comments are a gift to Democrats — and other news of the day

Mic Daily is a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

How Democrats are using their own personal health care stories to win in the midterms

“Talking about your own health care situation is one way to demonstrate and prove your very real concern about the issue.”

Can Tom MacArthur, the Republican author of a failed Obamacare repeal bill, survive the midterms?

GOP Rep. Tom MacArthur's shepherding of an ACA repeal effort in 2017 severely imperils his re-election chances in his southern New Jersey House seat.

Maryland is now suing the Trump administration for attempting to “sabotage” the Affordable Care Act

The Maryland lawsuit comes on top of an existing legal battle between red and blue states over the ACA's future.

The next Affordable Care Act showdown between Democrat and GOP-led states has begun

The ACA lawsuit could affect the November midterms, Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation — and millions of Americans' health care.
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Mic Daily: What we learned in the first week of Paul Manafort’s trial and more

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Cities sue the Trump administration for undermining Obamacare

States allege Trump's repeated attacks on the Affordable Care Act violate his constitutional duty to "faithfully execute" the law.

Today in Trump’s America: Trump admin urges courts to throw out pre-existing condition protections

The Trump administration is once again reviving the health care debate, asking federal courts to overturn two of the most popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act.

How much does a baby cost? From kids to teens, how to save enough money and afford a child

Here's how much cash to budget if you are thinking about having a baby — or are already on that path!

Trump administration is trying to bring back pre-existing conditions

The Trump administration is demanding a series of changes to the Affordable Care Act that would increase costs for seniors and people with pre-existing conditions.

How Trump has attacked blue states during his first year in office

Many policies that came from the Trump administration and the GOP were designed to specifically hurt the people who didn’t support Trump in the 2016 election.

Donald Trump just admitted that Republicans sabotaged Obamacare in their tax cut bill

Trump praised Republicans for repealing Obamacare's individual mandate. But the repeal will cause health care costs to skyrocket and could draw a public outcry.

Despite Trump’s sabotage efforts, Obamacare sign ups nearly match 2016

The 8.8 million people who signed up for coverage through HealthCare.gov nearly matches the number of sign-ups in 2016.

With unpopular tax bill, experts say GOP has learned nothing from Obamacare missteps

One Democratic aide said Republicans' argument that the tax bill will grow more popular with time is “the triumph of hope over evidence and experience.”

7 smart money moves to make before 2018 — to end up richer in the new year

The end of 2017 is creeping up: From putting more money in your 401(k) to figuring out your health plan for 2018, now's a great time to get your finances in order.

Senate Republican tax plan hurts the poor while cutting taxes for the rich, CBO finds

Fewer poor Americans purchasing health insurance means the government would save on insurance subsidy payments — which then helps the government afford tax cuts for the wealthy.

Tax reform cleared the House. Here’s the plan to kill it in the Senate.

“Trying to take away people’s health care will only intensify the grassroots resistance to the Trump tax scam.”

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.

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.

Health Care: Insurance deadlines and how to sign up during Obamacare open enrollment for 2018

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.

Dems may be on the verge of backing a Senate candidate at odds with their own health care agenda

Would Democrats really nominate a Senate candidate who kicked more than 100,000 people off Medicaid in a year when health care is a top priority?

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.

Donald Trump: “There is no such thing as Obamacare anymore”

“Obamacare is finished. It’s dead. It’s gone,” Trump said Monday during a Cabinet meeting.

3 key financial tasks to get done by the end of 2017 — and leave you richer in the new year

Want to get richer and save more money by 2018? Make just a few smart moves with your cash by the end of 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.

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.