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Republican health care bills defy the party's own ideology - The Conversation US

Christy Ford Chapin receives funding from Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland College Park, the Harvard Business School, and the Library of Congress. Partners. University of Maryland, Baltimore County provides funding as a member of ...and more »

This is why so many Republicans are ready to ignore public opinion on health care - Washington Post

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and the GOP leadership are scrambling this week to corral 50 out of 52 Republican votes for an historically unpopular health-care bill. Why did so many House Republicans already vote for a bill that large ...and more »

Senate Republicans delay vote on health bill amid revolt - The Times of Israel

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R), Republican of Kentucky, speaks about the Senate Republican's healthcare bill alongside US Senator John Thune (L), Republican of South Dakota, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, June 27, 2017. (AFP/ SAUL ...and more »

The Senate health care bill will block more from buying insurance - STAT

epublican-led health reform, declared dead at least twice this year, has arisen once again and could very well pass after July 4. Long cloaked in secrecy, the Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act 1 was made public last Thursday. The act offers ...and more »

Senate healthcare overhaul hits trouble as Republicans hesitant to proceed to vote - Los Angeles Times

The Senate Republican healthcare 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 ...and more »

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

WASHINGTON — The Senate leadership's efforts to salvage the Republican health care bill have focused in part on adding $45 billion for states to spend on opioid addiction treatment. That is a big pot of money. But addiction specialists said it was ...and more »

Fifth GOP senator opposes debate on the healthcare bill - Los Angeles Times

Mike Lee of Utah has become the fifth Republican senator to oppose starting debate on the GOP healthcare bill. That deals another blow to party leaders hoping to push the top-priority measure through the Senate this week. Lee was among four ...and more »

The Senate bill does nothing to fix America's biggest health care problem - Vox

The biggest problem in American health care is one that the Republican health care plans won't really try to solve. To be fair, it's one that Obamacare didn't touch, either. The biggest problem facing American health care is our prices. Sign up for ...and more »

Trump says Supreme Court action on travel ban gives him 'important tool' - Los Angeles Times

... .@POTUS statement says SCOTUS action allows him to "use an important tool for protecting our Nation's homeland." Will admin press further? — Mike Memoli (@mikememoli) June 26, 2017. President Trump celebrated the ...and more »

The Senate health care bill would make one of America's deadliest public health crises worse - Vox

Asked on CNN last month about why the Senate health care bill to replace Obamacare (the Better Care Reconciliation Act) would do “nothing” to address the opioid epidemic, the White House senior counselor shot back: “That's not true, and that is not ...and more »