The delay puts the future of a longtime top Republican priority in doubt.
Facing growing opposition from members of his own party, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has delayed the vote on the Republicans' healthcare bill until after Congress's 4 July recess. The schedule change is another setback for...Show More Summary
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This was the scene on the Capitol steps about 24 hours ago, before Mitch McConnell’s surprise announcement he’ll delay the healthcare vote. That looks like a win, but Sen. Al Franken is right; this isn’t over till this awful bill is thrown...Read more
Tonight: Democratic Senator Brian Schatz found the perfect way to describe the Senate GOP's healthcare plan. #LSSC pic.twitter.com/ELpmPJSOxM— The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) June 28, 2017 ... More »
More internet-connected medical devices flood into healthcare industry every day, but we're not moving fast enough to defend them.
“I will vote no.”
The ads were pulled after airing for less than half a day.
Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, This week the Senate Republican leadership unveiled its Obamacare replacement plan. Like its House counterpart, the misnamed Senate plan retains most of Obamacare’s...Show More Summary
The abrupt decision Tuesday by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to temporarily shelve a vote on the Republican Obamacare overhaul gives him a few extra weeks to build support for a revised bill before it risks becoming hopelessly stalled by the opposition. The seasoned GOP leader will be...
It took Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a few minutes to release a statement after the Congressional Budget Office released its verdict on the Senate Republican healthcare bill, and no wonder. When your bill will leave 22 million...Show More Summary
Neither President Trump nor Republicans in Congress have come up with anything resembling an idea for fixing the healthcare system. The post Elizabeth Warren Says Single Payer Is the ‘Next Step’ While Republicans Fail to Offer Alternative appeared first on RedState.
A pro-Trump group pulled ads attacking Sen. Dean Heller on Tuesday, just hours after they hit Nevada airwaves lambasting the Republican for criticizing the Senate's healthcare bill. In the ad, the White House-backed group American First...Show More Summary
Appearing on CNN Tuesday afternoon, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) attempted to explain his opposition to the GOP’s latest health care plan — only to talk himself into a corner by describing a system that sounds like health care for all. Speaking with host Erin Burnett, Paul described what he...
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that 22 million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026 under the Senate Republican healthcare bill. As Bobby Kogan of the liberal Center for American Progress tweeted...Show More Summary
GOVERNMENT TRANSPORTATION, AS GOOD AS GOVERNMENT HEALTHCARE: D.C.’s Dysfunctional Metro System Is a National Embarrassment: The D.C. Metro has perfected the art of replicating the traffic woes above ground in the tunnels below.
Stephanie Ruhle and Ali Velshi this morning hosted David Hoppe, an anti-Obamacare lobbyist from the right wing group "One Nation Health." The hosts did a good job pushing back on each lie Mr. Hoppe brought to the table: They opened the segment with some important statistics. Show More Summary
I know that sounds melodramatic. “Aaahh! I may die if you don’t call your Senator! I’ll go out of business!” Unfortunately it’s true. This week the US Senate is planning to vote on a healthcare bill that allows states the option to remove the essential minimum benefits covered in every health insurance policy. Show More Summary
A major setback for Republicans and for President Trump today. Senate Republicans cowered from a vote to overhaul the nation's health care system.