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Spinning the CBO Insurance Estimate -

The Congressional Budget Office projects that the Senate health care bill would increase the number of uninsured Americans by 22 million in 2026 — a figure that both sides in the debate are distorting: Sen. Bernie Sanders wrongly claims the bill ...and more »

W.Va. Sen. Capito's difficult journey to 'no' - Yahoo News

Janice Hill almost didn't get on the bus. But last week, she found herself riding along with three dozen other West Virginians on a motorcoach to the nation's capital, where she soon came face to face with one of the most elusive figures in the debate ...and more »

Senate Republicans delay vote on health care bill - KVOA Tucson News

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will delay the vote on the Republican leadership's health care bill until after the July 4 recess. McConnell told GOP senators that he wants to make changes to the bill, get a new Congressional Budget Office score ...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 »

Vote Delayed as GOP Struggles to Marshal Support for Health Care Bill - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Facing intransigent Republican opposition, the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, on Tuesday delayed a vote on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, dealing another setback to Republicans' seven-year effort to dismantle the ...and more »

Poll: Only 12% of Americans support the Senate health care plan - USA TODAY

Just 12% of Americans support the Senate Republican health care plan, a new USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds, amid a roiling debate over whether the GOP will deliver on its signature promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.and more »

Obamacare Architect: The Real Victims of Repeal - Fortune

Last week, Senate Republicans released their draft bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) is, at face value, punitive to anyone who is not young, healthy, and wealthy.and more »

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

The Senate's health care proposal made it clear that Republicans, despite their rhetoric, are not interested in market-based reform. Instead, they prefer pro-business, pro-privileged reform. With Senate Republicans planning to rewrite their bill, it's ...and more »

Here are the 4 reasons McConnell couldn't get the Senate to replace Obamacare — yet - Washington Post

With the news today that Senate Republicans are likely to give up their quest to repeal and/or replace Obamacare, we are re-posting our analysis, originally published on June 28. Despite GOP efforts to revamp their plan, the underlying dynamics and ...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.and more »