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UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 11:03 p.m.

Washington senators: Don’t jam through new Trumpcare plan

Democratic senators from Washington call for bipartisan health care reform,


Senate leader praises revived GOP health law repeal drive

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday praised the revived Republican effort to uproot former President Barack Obama’s health care law, giving a public boost to a proposal that’s given …


Senate GOP musters final push to erase Obama health care law

Senate Republicans are revving up a final push to scuttle President Barack Obama’s health care law. Though the effort faces low odds of success and just a two-week window to …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 9:28 a.m.

Five governors urge Congress to bolster Obamacare markets for 2018

Five governors – critics and backers of the Affordable Care Act – called on Congress Thursday to bolster the insurance exchanges created under the law, challenging President Donald Trump’s argument …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 4:01 p.m.

GOP ability to dismantle health law expires at month’s end

Senate Republicans will soon run out of time to rely on the barest of their majority to dismantle the Obama health law.


Trump administration slashes funds for health care sign-ups

Affirming its disdain for “Obamacare,” the Trump administration on Thursday announced sharp cuts in programs promoting health care enrollment under the Affordable Care Act for next year.


Congress must stabilize health insurance market

The reality is that the ACA will remain the law for the forseeable future, so the responsible course is for Congress to stabilize the individual insurance market.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 4:51 p.m.

Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts ‘Obamacare’ subsidies

Premiums for a popular type of individual health plan would rise sharply, and more people would be left with no insurance options if President Donald Trump makes good on his …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 11:40 a.m.

Dems target swing-district House GOP on health care

Democrats used a bus emblazoned with the words “Drive for our Lives” to gin up opposition to vulnerable House Republicans who voted against Obamacare with the aim of upending the …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 8:46 a.m.

Poll: Most say time to stop trying to repeal ‘Obamacare’

Message to President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans: Stop trying to scuttle the Obama health care law, and start trying to make it more effective. That’s the resounding word from …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 8:21 p.m.

Trump suggests Senate GOP leader must deliver or step aside

President Donald Trump escalated a stunning feud against his top Senate partner Thursday, suggesting Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might have to think about stepping aside if he doesn’t deliver on …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 10:40 p.m.

Trump bridles at criticism from GOP Senate leader McConnell, fires back

President Donald Trump hit back in an escalating fight with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday over who is to blame for the Republican Party’s failure to repeal Obamacare.


Brain tumor affected McCain’s Obamacare vote, GOP senator suggests

Sen. Ron Johnson suggested that fellow Republican Sen. John McCain’s brain tumor and the after-midnight timing of the vote were factors in the Arizona lawmaker’s decisive vote against the GOP …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:38 p.m.

Caretaker for Obamacare? Trump’s health care role may shift

With Republicans unable to advance a health care bill in Congress, President Donald Trump’s administration may find itself in an awkward role as caretaker of the Affordable Care Act, which …


Undertaker or caretaker? Trump’s shifting health law role

With Republicans unable to advance a health care bill in Congress, President Donald Trump’s administration may find itself in an awkward role as caretaker of the Affordable Care Act, which …


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 7:53 a.m.

Matt O’Brien: No upside to ACA sabotage

If Trump can’t get rid of all of Obamacare, it seems like he’ll settle for getting rid of the parts of it that make it work.


Sue Lani Madsen: Healthcare – moving on

Declaring healthcare political theater over last weekend may have been premature. A recent column on new bipartisan efforts in Congress referred to Republican reform proposals as “a circus of half-truths …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:34 p.m.

Court complicates Trump’s threat to cut ‘Obamacare’ funds

President Donald Trump’s bold threat to push “Obamacare” into collapse may get harder to carry out after a new court ruling.


As Trump mulls cutting off Obamacare aid, Senate begins bipartisan approach

Even as President Donald Trump renews his threat to undermine the Affordable Care Act, senior Republican and Democratic senators announced plans Tuesday to begin work on a new bipartisan effort …


UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 10:29 p.m.

Idaho health insurers plan big rate hikes after Trump threatens to halt payments

Uncertainty from the federal government has caused health insurers to propose steep rate hikes for Idahoans who buy plans on the state-based exchange for coverage in 2018, state officials said …


Ryan Zinke: ‘Laughable’ to suggest he threatened Alaska senators

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said it is “laughable” to suggest he threatened Alaska’s U.S. senators over a vote by one of them involving health care.


UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 10:24 p.m.

Poll: Americans want to move on from Obamacare repeal

A majority of Americans want members of Congress to ditch health care reform efforts and focus their attention elsewhere, according to a Reuters/Iposos poll conducted after the Senate Republicans’ effort …


Will Trump ‘let Obamacare implode’ by ending health payments?

The White House is insisting that the Senate resume efforts to repeal and replace the nation’s health care law, signaling that President Donald Trump stands ready to end required payments …


UPDATED: Sun., July 30, 2017, 8:58 p.m.

White House to Senate: Pass health bill now or else

The White House stepped up demands Sunday for revived congressional efforts on health care and suggested senators cancel their entire summer break, if needed, to pass legislation after failed votes …


UPDATED: Sat., July 29, 2017, 4:36 p.m.

GOP fears political fallout after health care ‘epic fail’

Weary Republicans in Washington may be ready to move on from health care, but conservatives across the United States are warning the GOP-led Congress not to abandon its pledge to …


‘Time to move on’ from health care, Senate GOP leader says

The resounding Senate crash of the seven-year Republican drive to scrap the Obama health care law has led to finger-pointing but also has left the party with wounded leaders and …


UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 6:13 p.m.

Liberal groups plan protests around the country Saturday to save Obamacare

WASHINGTON – The bookend to a tumultuous week on Capitol Hill is scheduled to unfold Saturday evening on Freedom Plaza, where hundreds of people are expected to protest attempts to …


UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 9:35 p.m.

Sue Lani Madsen: Poor lifestyle choices crippling health care

Finally. Let’s declare the political theater phase of health care reform over.


UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 9:46 p.m.

GOP blame-a-thon over health bill crash, but no clear path

The resounding Senate crash of the seven-year Republican drive to scrap the Obama health care law incited GOP finger-pointing Friday but left the party with wounded leaders and no evident …


Goodman and Moynihan: Resistance to ACA repeal rolls on

The effort to kill Obamacare is not complete. Expect vigorous protests throughout August, led by the activists of ADAPT and their allies.