Stories tagged: repeal
UPDATED: Sun., July 9, 2017, 12:22 p.m.
Welcome back, Congress. Health care, budget await lawmakers
Congress is still trying to send President Donald Trump his first unqualified legislative triumph, nearly six months after Republicans grabbed full control of Washington. Now, lawmakers are returning from their …
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Trump makes push on health bill; repeal-only vote an option
President Donald Trump is making a weekend push to get a Republican Senate bill to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law “across the finish line,” Trump’s …
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
440k Oregonians may lose health care under Obamacare repeal
State health officials say 440,000 Oregon residents could lose health care under the U.S. Senate’s proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act, potentially causing the state’s uninsured rate to triple …
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
Two decades ago, Washington state GOP repealed and replaced health care and it didn’t end well
Republicans in the state of Washington didn’t wait long in the spring of 1995 to fulfill their pledge to roll back a sweeping law expanding health coverage in the state.
Tue., May 9, 2017
Ed Rogers: Democrats being dishonest about AHCA
The Democrats and their allies in the media want you to believe two conflicting “certainties” about the House Republicans’ recently passed American Health Care Act. First, they want you to …
Sun., April 30, 2017
Stop the politics, work on health care
Trying to debate the ever-shifting plan is a fool’s errand, because the sole goal appears to be political survival.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
GOP shuts out doctors, experts, Democrats as they work on Obamacare repeal
President Donald Trump and House Republicans, in their rush to resuscitate a bill rolling back the Affordable Care Act, are increasingly isolating themselves from outside input and rejecting entreaties to …
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
Amid disarray, Simpson says: ‘I don’t see us coming back to the health care issue’
With Republicans in disarray over a proposed repeal of Obamacare, Idaho Republican Rep. Mike Simpson offered his take on Friday, saying that “legislating is never a pretty process.”
Fri., March 17, 2017
AHCA is ill-considered; start over
This bill introduces unnecessary disarray, not only in the individual insurance market, but with Medicaid and Medicare.
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Take time to evaluate health care plan
What’s the rush? Health care policy is complicated. Even some Republicans are wondering why the bill can’t be “scored” by CBO, before they consider it.
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017
Dana Milbank: GOP downgrades health care ‘disaster’
For seven years, ACA opponents vowed to make its repeal their top concern. Now they have unfettered control of the government and they aren’t even talking about repealing.
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
Republicans’ repeal mantra for Obamacare may have a new slogan: Repair
Republicans who have been promising their constituents for years that they would repeal President Barack Obama’s sweeping health care plan are now offering a less drastic approach: Repair it.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
Republican-led Senate takes first step to repeal ‘Obamacare’
The Senate early Thursday passed a measure to take the first step forward on dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law, responding to pressure to move quickly even as Republicans …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
GOP hesitancy grows on health law repeal without substitute
Growing numbers of Republicans showed discomfort Monday over obliterating President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul without having a replacement to show voters. Hoping to capitalize on the jitters, Democrats staged …
Sat., Dec. 24, 2016
Froma Harrop: Blue states can handle Obamacare repeal
Should Obamacare go down, states could replace it with a Romneycare-like plan or something more along the lines of single-payer. And the blue states would have more money to do …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016
Ramesh Ponnuru: Full ACA repeal lacks support
What Republicans have not faced is that they don’t have the votes to repeal Obamacare. Calling a bill that doesn’t repeal Obamacare’s central provisions “repeal” is no escape from that …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 9:38 p.m.
Trump says he may keep parts of Obamacare after promising to repeal and replace it
President-elect Donald Trump signaled a willingness Friday not to repeal all of the Affordable Care Act, saying in an interview that he would keep several popular provisions.
Fri., June 29, 2012, 1:56 p.m.
GOP plots 2013 strategy on health care repeal
WASHINGTON — Turned away at the Supreme Court, congressional Republicans sketched a strategy today to repeal the nation’s health care law in 2013 that requires a sweeping election victory carrying …