Despite general optimism at the prospect of pro-growth Trump administration policies, Americans are still wary of rising medical and housing costs.
US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan says Republicans want to make sure all Americans have access to affordable health care. Ryan discussed Republican health care plans in an interview with Milwaukee TV station WITI. (Jan. 17)
Republican lawmakers are in the dark about President-elect Donald Trump's plan to repeal Obamacare and are frustrated he is emphasizing "insurance for everybody," three senior GOP sources told CNN on Tuesday.
Republicans and Democrats both claim that people are losing "health care" because of the other party's plans. How's that possible?
Trump is setting the stage for a potential clash with his fellow Republicans when it comes to the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act.
(AP) — Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures on Sunday in Michigan where Sen. Bernie Sanders called on Americans to resist Republican efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, one of a number of rallies Democrats staged across the country to highlight opposition. President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to overturn and replace the Affordable Care Act and ...
Producing the slogan turned out to be far easier for Republicans than producing an actual replacement for President Obama's Affordable Care Act.
House Roll Call: Health Care The 227-198 roll call Friday by which the House passed a budget that eases passage of a future Republican bill dismantling, rewriting Obama health care law. A "yes" vote is a vote to pass the bill. Voting yes were 0 Democrats and 227 Republicans. Voting no were 189 Democrats and 9 Republicans. Republicans — Biggs, Y; Franks, Y; Gosar, Y; McSally, Y; Schw...
The vote on a budget blueprint sets Congress on a course to fulfill a Republican promise to rescind the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's signature domestic achievement.
Under mounting pressure from Donald Trump and rank-and-file Republicans , congressional leaders are talking increasingly about chiseling an early bill that dismantles President Barack Obama 's health care law and begins to supplant it with their own vision of how the nation's $3 trillion-a-year medical system should work.
By a 51-48 vote, the Senate approved a budget blueprint Thursday that would allow Republicans to gut the law without the threat of a filibuster.
Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a $122.5 billion general fund budget Tuesday and warned of a looming $1.6 billion budget deficit, absent spending cuts, because of slower than expected growth in tax revenues. California's health care program for the poor, Medi-Cal, is projected to cover 14.3 million people — about a third of Californians — in the 2017-18 budget year, but funding for the p...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump pushed Congress Tuesday to act swiftly to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, and follow up quickly with a replacement. The push for speed and coordination came as growing numbers of Republicans expressed concerns about GOP leadership's plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement in hand, even though the party ...
Premium increases on the health law's exchanges were a one-time correction, and a brisk pace of sign-ups show the marketplaces are on solid ground, the Obama administration said.
Many who were integral to the creation of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 are keeping their voices down as Republicans rush to dismantle it.
Democrats planned hours of Senate speeches Monday to condemn the Republican push to obliterate President Barack Obama 's health care overhaul, as the chamber's GOP leader stood by his party's plans to void the law and replace it later.
HHS Secretary Burwell's speech is part of last-ditch efforts by outgoing administration to preserve Obamacare.
Mars buying pet health care company VCA in $7.7B deal NEW YORK (AP) — Mars is buying the pet health care company VCA in a deal valued at around $7.7 billion.
Mars Inc said it would buy VCA Inc for $7.7 billion, cementing the Whiskas and Pedigreepet food maker's position as the largest operator of pethospitals in the United States.
Questions surrounding the future GOP plan have unnerved key parts of the health care industry, including hospitals and insurers that have warned Congress against uncertainty. The 2010 health law, which passed without Republican votes, became a lightning rod in U.S. politics. [...] they're at odds over how to do it, particularly over how to pay for popular provisions, including coverage for pr...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Although his signature law is in jeopardy, President Barack Obama's work reshaping health care in America is certain to endure in the broad public support for many of its underlying principles, along with conflicts over how to secure them. The belief that people with medical problems should be able to get health insurance is no longer challenged. "The American people h...
In an interview at the White House, Jan. 6, President Obama said he would publicly support a Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act if it was shown to provide the same benefits more cheaply.
President Barack Obama says he would support repealing his health care law if Republicans could put forward a better plan. But he stresses, "I want to see it first." Obama spoke Friday during a live-streamed interview with the Vox news website. He argued that repealing the Affordable Care...
Obama wants to see a Republican health care plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he would support repealing his health care law if Republicans could put forward a better plan.
In the latest poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation, Americans were almost evenly split over the question of whether Trump can guarantee health care at a lower cost.
(AP) — Republican legislative leaders vowed Thursday to quickly approve their own plan to offset massive health insurance premium hikes, but it could get hung up due to disagreements with Gov. Mark Dayton. Since the session began Tuesday, politicians from both parties have made addressing the rate hikes — up to 67 percent in 2017 — their top priority. Daudt and top Republica...
Ebola appeared to be replicating in the lungs of the patient for five days after the virus was no longer detectable in the blood.
The president-elect called President Obama's signature law a "lie" and assailed Democrats for working to preserve it.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is urging Republicans and Democrats to "get together" to design a replacement for President Barack Obama's health care law. The tweets contradict Trump's advice to Republicans a day earlier, in which he wrote that "Dems are to blame for the mess" and warned the GOP to stay focused on blaming Obama's party.
[...] Republicans, who've had political success attacking the law without offering a unified solution of their own, have a chance to present their ideas and make policy, but risk giving away their political advantage if they become the ones voters blame for problems in the health system. On Wednesday, as he unveiled Democrats' new attack line against the GOP — "Make America Sick Again" &...
The push to replace Obamacare does not reflect the desires of working-class voters. They want practical solutions to their health care problems.
Donald Trump 's "first order of business" will be to repeal President Barack Obama 's health care law and replace it, but Republicans must avoid hurting consumers as they do that, Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Wednesday.
Pence said Trump's team was already working with GOP congressional leaders on plans to undo Obama's law with both legislation and executive action the president and federal agencies would be able to take. Minutes before Obama and Pence met with lawmakers, Trump tweeted that voters are faulting Democrats for the health care law and its rising premiums, deductibles and other problems. Trump ple...
President Barack Obama is traveling to the Capitol to give congressional Democrats advice on how to combat the Republican drive to dismantle his health care overhaul. Vice President-elect Mike Pence is meeting with GOP lawmakers to discuss the best way to send Obama's cherished law to its graveyard and replace it with — well, something.
The session will happen as Vice President-elect Pence is slated to exhort GOP lawmakers to repeal Affordable Care Act.
President Barack Obama, anxious to preserve elements of his signature health law, travels to Capitol Hill Wednesday in a bid to fend off Republican efforts to repeal the measure outright.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are on track to break a three-day losing streak as health care companies move higher on the first trading day in 2017. The blue-chip index rose as much as 175 points in the first hour of trading. The Dow lagged behind the S&P 500 and Nasdaq in part because of losses for McDonald's and Travelers, the insurance company. Biotech giant Amgen picked up $4.23,...
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