A pair of lawmakers are nearing a bipartisan agreement on health care, but it’s not the one the president wants.
The expiration of the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Trump administration’s moves on immigration and climate policy highlight the limits of the party out of power.
In two rules released Friday, the White House rolls back some of the ACA’s key requirements for employers to cover birth control.
Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy sparred with Bernie Sanders and Amy Klobuchar on CNN hours after their bill dismantling Obamacare appeared to collapse.
With Maine Senator Susan Collins announcing her opposition to the health-care bill, Republicans are three votes short of the support they need.
The Arizona Republican announced his opposition to the latest GOP repeal plan, all but certainly giving its critics the votes to block it.
Nobody knows exactly what the latest Obamacare-replacement legislation will do. That may be the point.
Their debt-ceiling deal with President Trump cleared up a busy congressional calendar and may have removed a big hurdle for Republicans facing a September 30 deadline.
The bill would take funding from governments facing public-health crises to provide a short-term boon to a smaller number of states that have refused to expand Medicaid.
A last-minute repeal vote could come down to Senators John McCain and Lisa Murkowski, who opposed the GOP’s most recent proposal in July and are facing competing pressures from their state’s governors.
The GOP is still missing the crucial 50th Senate vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal. But a looming deadline is providing new momentum, and the legislation has advanced from no-shot to long-shot.
The new Affordable Care Act replacement currently making rounds in the Senate looks different than previous efforts, but the fundamentals are still the same: fewer funds, fewer rules, and fewer people covered.
The new plan from Senator Bernie Sanders needs a tax policy not just to fund it, but to dictate how it works.
Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy introduced a bill to convert the law into a block grant for states. But the GOP has moved on, and their plan might never get a vote.
Physicians and other professionals are scrambling to contain a multitude of epidemics that might arise after the flood.
Health-care hearings next month will mark the first effort at collaboration between the two parties, even as the Republican repeal push sees one last gasp.
But only if officials at all levels of government are willing to invest in it up front.
Once the proper paperwork is drawn up, the president’s unexpected and off-the-cuff announcement will free up disaster funding for cities and states dealing with the epidemic.
Trump’s failure in health care wasn’t tactical. It was that he refused to acknowledge or redress the fundamental issues.
The president wants to let the law implode after the failure of repeal and replace, but GOP lawmakers don’t.