House Republican health bill on the brink hours from showdown vote - Press Herald

President Trump has summoned the conservative Freedom Caucus to meet with him midday today ahead of the vote. By ERICA WERNER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Comment. Read Article ...

GOP seeking '100% pure' health care legislation - Albuquerque Journal

Readers of a certain age may recall ads for Ivory Soap, which claimed to be 99 and 44/100ths percent pure. If the soap could have reached 100 percent purity, the company would likely have made the claim. Purity, apparently, is what some conservative ...

Obama health care bill's 'essential benefits' may be in jeopardy - Himalayan Times

WASHINGTON: Scrambling to nail down votes for the House health care bill, Republicans are considering ways to ease federal requirements that insurers cover such basic services as prescription drugs, maternity care and substance abuse treatment.

President Trump lobbies Congress on eve of key health care vote - The New Indian Express

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump's much-vaunted negotiating skills were put to the test on Wednesday as he held last-ditch talks to convince Republican lawmakers to vote for his health care reforms -- but a victory was far from certain.

A Florida Republican frets party squandering opportunity on health care - Tampabay.com (blog)

"If we don't pass this out of the House, this is the beginning of the end for us as a Republican Party," U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross said, predicting voters will exact revenge on lawmakers who have campaigned against the Affordable Care Act — and taken ...

ObamaCare replacement bill in jeopardy after conservatives, moderates fail to reach deal - Fox News

House Republicans' ObamaCare replacement plan was in peril early Thursday after lengthy leadership and committee meetings failed to produce an agreement that would shore up support among conservative members. "We have not cut the deal yet," said ...

Health care billfoes not swayed - Longview News-Journal

WASHINGTON — A small but potentially pivotal group of House conservatives appeared largely unmoved Wednesday by appeals from Vice President Mike Pence and House Republican leaders to support a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, ...

House Rules to resume work on Obamacare repeal Thursday morning - Politico

The House Rules Committee recessed late Wednesday after more than 13 hours of deliberations without finalizing a rule for debating House Republicans' Obamacare repeal bill, after key parts of the legislation remained in flux. The committee will ...

Donald Trump and the Republicans Shotgun Marriage Is Off to a Rocky Start - Daily Beast

Things got hot and heavy between conservatives and populists, but they don't really belong together over the long haul. Will Marshall. 03.22.17 10:00 PM ET. Many Congressional Republicans regard Donald Trump as an interloper, so it's not surprising ...

Leaders Struggle to Unite House Republicans Behind Health Bill - New York Times

Representative Jim Jordan of the House Freedom Caucus. More than 25 of its members were said to oppose the bill. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — The House bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act faced an uncertain fate on ...

Nick Rahall: Under the AHCA, only the rich are safe (Gazette) - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

For 38 years, I proudly served West Virginia's 3rd District. During that time, I witnessed our country go through many monumental events, like 9/11 and two Iraq wars, as well as many shifts in the political landscape and policies those shifts ushered in.

Leaders need votes for health bill on eve of House showdown - Chicago Sun-Times

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore. (left), confers with House Rules Committee Chairman Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, on Capitol Hill Wednesday during a meeting to shape the final version of the Republican ...

Locals debate ACA repeal - The Daily Advance

Pasquotank County commissioners joined in the debate over the Affordable Care Act on Monday, hearing medical professionals argue for and against repeal of the seven-year-old law also known as Obamacare. In public comment during commissioners' ...

Arrington: Republican health care proposal 'pulls the guts of Obamacare out' - LubbockOnline.com

The full repeal of Obamacare was a major campaign position for freshman U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington, and now he's getting behind the American Health Care Act in an attempt to get that accomplished. He said the Republican Party is going after the repeal ...

GOP leaders need votes for health bill on eve of House showdown - OCRegister

After eight hours of debate, House Rules Committee Chairman Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., the vice-chair, listen to arguments from committee chairs as the panel meets to shape the final version of the Republican health ...

Trump fights for healthcare bill, makes headway with conservatives - Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and House of Representatives leaders pushed on Wednesday for votes for their plan to overhaul Obamacare and said they were making progress in their efforts to win over conservative Republicans who have ...

North Texas Congress Members' Health Care Voting Plans - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The U.S. House of Representatives votes on H.R. 277, otherwise known as the American Health Care Reform Act of 2017, on Thursday. The bill needs 216 votes to pass, in which case it would move to the Senate. It aims to fix perceived issues with the ...

The Latest: Pa. moderate Dent to vote no on health bill - ABC News

A prominent Republican moderate from Pennsylvania says he'll be voting against the GOP health care bill expected to go to the House floor Thursday. Rep. Charlie Dent, whose district spans counties north and west of Philadelphia, said in a statement ...

President Trump Faces His First Big Test in Congress - TIME

President Trump invited 15 moderate lawmakers to the White House on Tuesday to persuade them to vote for the Republican bill to replace Obamacare. The president positioned himself in a large chair by the Oval Office's fireplace, flanked by House ...

Pennsylvania GOP lawmakers divided heading into Obamacare repeal vote - Allentown Morning Call

U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-11th District, now says he will vote for an Obamacare repeal bill. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO). Laura OlsonContact ReporterCall Washington Bureau. Pa. congressional GOP divided heading into Thursday's Obamacare repeal vote.