Sullivan joins senators asking McConnell to keep them at work during traditional August break - Alaska Dispatch News

Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell walks to the Senate floor of the U.S. Capitol after unveiling a draft bill on health care, June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque. Share on Facebook Facebook. Share on Twitter Twitter. Share via Email Email.

A Look Back at the Healthcare Bills Killed by Republicans - VICE

Republicans' absurd excuse for a healthcare reform plan is in trouble. Again. Despite initial claims that he could muster 50 votes to pass it by the end of the week, on Tuesday Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shelved the bill until after the ...

Medicaid Spending Cuts in Senate GOP Health Bill Threaten Insurers' Profits - U.S. News & World Report

A new CBO analysis shows the depth of the Senate health care legislation's Medicaid cuts over two decades. By Steve Sternberg, Senior Writer | June 30, 2017, at 3:25 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Medicaid Spending Cuts in ...

How Bad Is the Senate Health Care Bill? - The Atlantic

Many Republicans in the House were convinced to vote for the American Health Care Act on the premise that the Senate would "fix the bill.” But the Senate's version “is not more compassionate.” Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, a senior fellow at the Center for ...

The Latest: WH says Trump supports Senate health care bill - Fresno Bee

The White House says it remains "fully committed" to pushing through a health care plan in the Senate but is "looking at every possible option" to repeal and replace the Obamacare law. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President ...

Viewpoints: Why Senate should go back to drawing board for health bill - MyStatesman.com

Andrew Harnik A group of protesters rally against the Senate Republican health care bill outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Wednesday. Posted: 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 30, 2017. Senate Republicans promised to write a different – if not better ...

$45 Billion to Fight Opioid Abuse? That's Much Too Little, Experts Say - New York Times

Dakota Dishman, a police officer in Huntington, W.Va., searched the belongings of a woman suspected of using heroin in April. The state is among those hard hit by the opioid crisis. Credit Brendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images.

A Mom Shared Her Health Care Bill to Show How Vital Health Insurance Is - SELF

The GOP's efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare have been long, complicated, and incredibly contentious. In May, House Republicans passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA)—which the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected would cause ...

GOP senators want to nix August recess to pass health care bill - New York Post

WASHINGTON – Nearly a dozen Republican senators demanded on Friday that Congress cancel its August recess if the upper chamber fails to make “meaningful progress” on health care and other issues. In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...

Republicans bogged down in healthcare quagmire - Financial Times

Republican elation at seizing the levers of power this year was magnified by the story the party told itself about its leaders' talents. Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, was the master legislative tactician. Paul Ryan, the speaker of the ...

Republicans consider complete Obamacare appeal, even without replacement - AL.com

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., listens to a question while speaking with the media after he and other Senate Republicans had a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Washington.

Cancel August recess for Congress, group of Senate Republicans say - CBS News

A group of 10 Senate Republicans are calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to cancel their scheduled August recess from Washington in order to catch up on their legislative agenda on which they're falling behind. The relatively small ...

Trump urges Republicans to repeal Obamacare now and replace it later - Chicago Tribune

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. meet in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on June 6, 2017. (Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post). Alan FramAssociated Press. President Donald Trump urged divided ...

Trump urges GOP to repeal Obama law now, replace later (w/video) - Tampabay.com

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump urged divided congressional Republicans on Friday to break their logjam over dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law by "immediately" repealing it and replacing it later, a formula that GOP leaders ...

A new poll shows the health care bill could crush Senate Republicans - Vox

The poll numbers for Senate Republican candidates take an approximately 30-point hit when voters learn they're supporting their party's bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, according to a poll set to be released on Friday. The poll found that, in a ...

Some Republicans, including Trump, are trying to revive an Obamacare repeal plan they left for dead months ago - Business Insider

President Donald Trump shot off a quick tweet on Friday morning that could have serious policy ramifications for the Republican fight to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. "If Republican Senators are unable to pass what they are working on now ...

“Repeal First, Replace Later” Is Back. Let's Remember Why That Was Stupid. - Slate Magazine (blog)

Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse went on dimwit yapping show Fox & Friends Friday morning to offer a path forward for the Senate's stalled health care reform process: repeal first, replace later. “I want maximum repeal, however much repeal we can do under this ...

5 Ways the Senate ACA Repeal Bill Hurts Women - Center For American Progress

After several weeks of secret deliberations, Senate Republicans unveiled their Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). Just like the version passed by the House of Representatives, this legislation is an all ...

Senate Republicans shoot down Obamacare repeal trial balloon, Rand Paul and Trump double down on it - Daily Kos

He sure isn't going to get Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski on board this way. Add to Blog. RSS. Update. Edit · Administration. Un-Rescue. Rescue. REBLOGGED BY. Recommended · Daily Kos. TAGS. DonaldTrump · MitchMcConnell · RandPaul · repeal ...

Trump's new idea to repeal Obamacare now and replace it later would be a massive gamble - Washington Post

President Trump floated a new idea on Friday morning: What if the Senate votes to repeal Obamacare today and then works to replace it later? If Republican Senators are unable to pass what they are working on now, they should immediately REPEAL, and ...