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Middle-class Americans Worry Trump Health Subsidies Cut Will Hurt

Middle Class Americans Worry Trump Health Subsidies Cut Will Hurt

President Trump has called subsidy payments a “gift” for insurance companies.

U.S. Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal on Obamacare

U.S. Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal on Obamacare

The plan could keep Obamacare in place at least until the 2020 presidential campaign starts heating up.

Trump Scraps Key Obamacare Subsidies

Trump Scraps Key Obamacare Subsidies

The decision is the most dramatic action the president has taken yet to weaken the Affordable Care Act.

Trump Healthcare Order Could Face Strong Legal Objections

Trump Healthcare Order Could Face Strong Legal Objections

Part of President Trump’s Plan will almost certainly be challenged in court, according to legal experts.

U.S. Judge Blocks Transgender, Abortion-Related Obamacare Protections

Health Plan Would Cut National Deficit But Leave Millions Without Insurance: CBO

The Congressional Budget Office said the number of people with health insurance would be fewer than under Obamacare.

Obama Decries Republican Healthcare Bill in Rare Public Speech

Obama Decries Republican Healthcare Bill in Rare Public Speech

“Progress is never inevitable,” Obama said. “It can often be fragile; it’s in need of constant renewal.”

Republican Effort to Gut Obamacare Ends in Defeat

Republican Effort to Gut Obamacare Ends in Defeat

Three Republican senators crossed party lines to join Democrats in a dramatic 49–51 vote to reject the bill.

U.S. Judge Blocks Transgender, Abortion-Related Obamacare Protections

32 Million People Lose Insurance Under Senate Obamacare Repeal Plan: CBO

The CBO estimated the number of uninsured would rise by 17 million next year alone if the Affordable Care Act were to be scratched without a new healthcare plan.

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman To Sue Over GOP Health Bill

NY Attorney General To Sue Over GOP Healthcare Legislation

AG Eric Schneiderman’s office said it has identified “multiple constitutional defects” with the Republican healthcare bills.

GOP Still At Odds Over Healthcare Bill

GOP Still At Odds Over Healthcare Bill

Key Republican lawmakers have voiced pessimism about the chances of rolling back Obamacare.

States’ Medicaid Spending to Increase Under Senate Bill: Report

States’ Medicaid Spending to Increase Under Senate Bill: Report

The Urban Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, estimated state Medicaid spending would increase by $565 million in 2022 under the proposed legislation.

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Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson: Progress for Health Care Must Cover More, Not Fewer

"Any proposed approach to health care reform must cover more people than the number who have access to high-quality health care today," writes Tyson.

Senate Republicans Delay Healthcare Bill Vote

Senate Republicans Delay Healthcare Bill Vote

Republicans can afford to lose only two votes among their own ranks in the Senate.

WNBA Team Plans to Give Planned Parenthood Major Assist

WNBA Team Plans to Give Planned Parenthood Major Assist

Meanwhile, in the latest healthcare bill draft, Republicans once again promised to defund the healthcare provider — despite its essential services that aid one in five women.

Fate of ‘Meaner’ Republican Healthcare Bill Uncertain

Fate of Republican Healthcare Bill Uncertain

“If there’s a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family — this bill will do you harm,” said former President Barack Obama.

Most Americans Say Republican Healthcare Plan Will Be Harmful: Poll

Most Americans Say Republican Healthcare Plan Will Be Harmful: Poll

Overall, 41 percent of American adults oppose the House healthcare plan.

After Weeks of Secrecy, Senate to Unveil Healthcare Bill

After Weeks of Secrecy, Senate to Unveil Healthcare Bill

An estimated 23 million people could lose their healthcare under the House plan, according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office.

Democrats Protest Senate Republican Healthcare Secrecy

Democrats Protest Senate Republican Healthcare Secrecy

Republicans say a Senate vote could come in the next two weeks, although a draft bill has yet to emerge publicly.

Leader of Moderate Republican House Group Resigns Over Healthcare

Leader of Moderate Republican House Group Resigns Over Healthcare

Rep. Tom MacArthur of New Jersey told group members during a weekly meeting he was stepping down in the wake of efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Senators on Defensive Over All-Male Healthcare Panel

Senators on Defensive Over All-Male Healthcare Panel

Lawmakers were bombarded with questions as to why no women were named to the 13-man panel.

‘People Who Lead Good Lives’ Don’t Have Preexisting Medical Conditions: GOP Rep.

‘People Who Lead Good Lives’ Don’t Have Preexisting Medical Conditions: GOP Rep.

Nearly half of Americans live with a preexisting condition — many of whom live in states that voted for Trump.

Americans Don’t Trust Trump: Poll

Americans Don’t Trust Trump: Poll

Trust in the president to keep his word has declined in every group the data analyzed. Old white men still on board.

Angry Over U.S. Healthcare Fail, Trump Voters Spare Him Blame

Angry Over U.S. Healthcare Fail, Trump Voters Spare Him Blame

Many voters who elected Trump appeared largely willing to give him a pass on the collapse of his campaign promise to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system.

U.S. Stock Futures Hit Six-week Low on Failed Healthcare Bill

U.S. Stock Futures Hit Six-Week Low on Failed Healthcare Bill

The tumble in stocks raised concerns about the president's ability to deliver on his economic agenda.