GOP leaders canceled a planned Friday vote on their health insurance overhaul bill, dealing a major setback for Republicans looking to replace the Affordable Care Act and marking the first legislative failure for President Donald Trump.
GOP leaders canceled a planned Friday vote on their health insurance overhaul bill, dealing a major setback for Republicans looking to replace the Affordable Care Act and marking the first legislative failure for President Donald Trump.
After years of promising to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, House GOP leaders postponed a key Thursday vote on their bill to replace the 2010 health care law amid doubts of whether the measure has enough Republican support.
After years of promising to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, House GOP leaders postponed a key Thursday vote on their bill to replace the 2010 health care law amid doubts of whether the measure has enough Republican support.
Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) told reporters Thursday that "it didn't look like today" would be the day for a vote on a Republican health care bill that would repeal and replace significant parts of the Affordable Care Act, adding that a vote could take place on Friday.
Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) told reporters Thursday that "it didn't look like today" would be the day for a vote on a Republican health care bill that would repeal and replace significant parts of the Affordable Care Act, adding that a vote could take place on Friday.
In October 2016, President Donald Trump gave an important speech in New Hampshire where he articulated the potential steps his administration would take to address the nation’s drug addiction epidemic.
In October 2016, President Donald Trump gave an important speech in New Hampshire where he articulated the potential steps his administration would take to address the nation’s drug addiction epidemic.
Conservative lawmakers are confident they have the votes to block the GOP health care bill from being passed by the House on Thursday, and are demanding that Republican leaders scrap the legislation or make substantial changes at the last minute.
Conservative lawmakers are confident they have the votes to block the GOP health care bill from being passed by the House on Thursday, and are demanding that Republican leaders scrap the legislation or make substantial changes at the last minute.
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday joined congressional Democrats on the Capitol steps to defend Obamacare and deride Republicans' proposal to repeal and replace the 2010 health care law as a tax cut for the richest Americans.
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday joined congressional Democrats on the Capitol steps to defend Obamacare and deride Republicans' proposal to repeal and replace the 2010 health care law as a tax cut for the richest Americans.
A group of public-health organizations this week criticized a House bill delaying the Obama administration's ozone standards, while opponents of the requirements said they are too strict.
A group of public-health organizations this week criticized a House bill delaying the Obama administration's ozone standards, while opponents of the requirements said they are too strict.
A strong plurality of voters think congressional Republicans are moving too quickly to overhaul the nation’s health care system, according to a new Morning Consult/POLITICO poll, which also shows that Obamacare is more popular than the GOP alternative.
A strong plurality of voters think congressional Republicans are moving too quickly to overhaul the nation’s health care system, according to a new Morning Consult/POLITICO poll, which also shows that Obamacare is more popular than the GOP alternative.
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Briefings

Health Brief: GOP Announces Changes to Health Care Bill

House GOP leaders made tweaks to their Obamacare replacement legislation aimed at bolstering Republican support, but many skeptical conservatives remain opposed to the plan. The changes include giving states more flexibility with their Medicaid programs, phasing out Obamacare taxes sooner and increasing tax credits to help older Americans afford health insurance.

Health Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

Speaker Paul Ryan’s Obamacare replacement plan got a boost Friday when leaders of the Republican Study Committee, the largest caucus in the House GOP, announced their support after the White House agreed to an amendment package that would give states the choice to block grant Medicaid rather than receive a per capita cap, and maintain work requirements for some program enrollees.

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