Politico: “Senior Senate Republicans believe the high-profile vote expected Tuesday — followed by conservative backlash over the GOP’s failure to fulfill its seven-year campaign pledge — might provoke enough heat from the base to bring senators back to the negotiating [...]
The latest effort by Republicans in the Senate to overhaul the US health care system could have an unexpected effect on deductibles: they could get so high they're actually more than the poorest Americans earn.
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Just about everything that can go wrong in Washington DC is going wrong. President Pence is gonna have a huge mess to clean up next year. Obamacare still can’t be repealed. The health care system’s a mess, but the only acceptable solution is apparently more government-provided health care. Too many people now just see government […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate parliamentarian added a new complication to Republican hopes for their floundering health care bill, ruling the GOP would need to win an all-but-impossible 60 votes to retain anti-abortion provisions in the...Show More Summary
Elizabeth MacDonough on Friday challenged key provisions in the bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, dealing another serious blow to its prospects.
The flailing Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare suffered another blow.
As the Senate hurtles toward a potential vote next week to roll back the Affordable Care Act, Republican lawmakers still don’t know what legislation they will consider or what impact it could have on health coverage for tens of millions of Americans. Senate GOP leaders have said senators may be...
Good news! Almost everything the Senate and House want to do to gut health care for the entire country has been ruled out of order by the Senate parliamentarian, meaning it would be subject to the 60-vote threshold. Here's the high-level...Show More Summary
Progress on health care, tax overhaul and federal spending has been tough to get for GOP.
I’ve been wondering when the Senate parliamentarian will rule on various provisions of the Senate health care bill, and apparently she already has. Today, Bernie Sanders released a summary of what’s in and what’s out. As you read this, keep in mind that the Byrd Rule allows a reconciliation bill to contain only provisions that […]
The writer, Joseph Rago, 34, won a Pulitzer Prize in 2011 for his editorials challenging President Barack Obama’s health care law. Foul play is not suspected.
Tax policy took center stage in the 2017 legislative session. From a corporate tax reform proposal that fizzled, to a successful effort to protect health care coverage with health provider taxes, to a far-reaching transportation package mainly paid for by an increase in the gas tax. Show More Summary
Here is the most generous way I can explain the policy goal that Senate Republicans are trying to accomplish with their health care bill, some version of which may finally get a vote next week. By deeply cutting Medicaid while offering...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican effort to repeal the Obama health law (all times local):
The official rules keeper in the Senate Friday tossed a bucket of cold water on the Senate health bill by ruling that major parts of the legislation cannot be passed with a simple majority, but rathe...
Caitlin Owens: “The Senate parliamentarian ruled Friday that some parts of the Senate health care bill do not comply with budget rules, meaning that if they’re included in the bill, they’ll need 60 votes to pass.” “The biggest provisions that [...]
They sleep in cars, line up before dawn, for the one chance each year to see a doctor for free
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican attempts to overhaul the nation's health care laws (all times local):
Telemedicine reaches more patients at lower costs and has support across the aisle, so why isn't it universally adopted?