The Latest on the Republican legislation overhauling the Obama health care law (all times EDT): 7:15 p.m. Threats of opposition from three Republican senators are casting doubt on whether GOP … Click to Continue »
A mother's tweets sharing her son's hospital bill have gone viral as Senate Republicans are working to pass a new health care bill. Alison Chandra's son suffers from heterotaxy syndrome … Click to Continue »
In the Senate, Republicans and Democrats are going to fix Obamacare only through a grand deal. Here's an idea for it.
Following the CBO report, four Republicans said they won’t even let Mitch McConnell’s bill be brought to the floor for debate.
In an uncivil and unproductive move, Seth Meyers called the Senate version of the Republican healthcare bill “cartoonishly evil” on Monday, saying that the only way it could be worse is if it “mandated tying damsels in distress to railroad...Show More Summary
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Monday he would block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other members of the Gulf Cooperation Council pending progress in resolving a simmering dispute with Qatar. Show More Summary
On Monday, the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the Senate Republicans’ version of a health care bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act. The score was not good. The White House, rather than defend the substance of the bill, moved quickly to cast doubt on the CBO’s trustworthiness. Show More Summary
Need a quick couple of quickie graphics to summarize the Senate health care bill? I’m here to help. First, the basics: Next, a comparison of premiums. It’s true that the Republican bill generates lower premiums than Obamacare, but that’s only because its coverage is so skimpy and its deductibles and copays are so high. It’s […]
As Republicans and Democrats sounded the alarm on the bill across the Sunday morning shows, the president lamented the delayed process in a Fox News interview.
By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly $1 trillion of taxes imposed by the Affordable Care Act will remain in place if the Senate fails to adopt legislation to dismantle the law known as Obamacare, the top Republican on tax policy in the House of Representatives said on Monday. Show More Summary
Senate Republicans altered the newly drafted health care bill and quickly drew wrath from Democrats and even some fellow GOP members. At issue is a new Congressional Budget Office report (CPO) that states 22 million will lose health coverage under the bill by the year 2026. Show More Summary
The Senate Republican health care bill ran into serious trouble late Monday when key GOP senators indicated they may block the Obamacare overhaul from proceeding to a vote this week.Political turmoil has been building over the bill for days. But GOP tensions burst open after the nonpartisan Congressional...
Besides the millions who would lose coverage under the Senate health bill, insurance would generally cost more and cover less, the C.B.O. says.
On Monday, the often inaccurate Congressional Budget Office released its report with the latest analysis of the health care bill recently released by Senate Republicans. First impressions: There was a lot for the liberal media to make hay with. Show More Summary
John Cassidy on the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Senate Republicans’ health-care bill.
The mother of a young boy with a rare disorder is speaking out about the Senate Republicans' proposed health care bill, which would give states the ability to reinstate a lifetime "insurance cap" -- an act that would devastate her family. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Oooooh, this is a very Summer-ish outfit and I want a jacket exactly like it. I need one! - (GFY) Let's not get our hopes up here, but there are three Republicans now -- Rand Paul, Dean Heller, and Maine's...
Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine sent three tweets Monday evening that made Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s path to 51 votes a lot tougher. “ I will vote no on mtp,” Collins wrote of the GOP health care repeal bill, using the acronym for Motion to Proceed. Show More Summary
Here’s a round-up of responses to Congressional Budget Office estimate showing the Republican’s so-called “health care” plan will kick an estimated 22 million Americans off their insurance plans. Let’s start with our senators: x CBO confirms this thing is a %#$@ sandwich. Show More Summary