Tag: Obamacare

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staffDecember 2, 2017

Trump victory as Senate backs tax overhaul

US senators have passed a sweeping tax cuts bill, paving the way for Donald Trump’s first big legislative victory. The ...

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staffJuly 28, 2017

Senators threaten to block healthcare ‘skinny repeal’ bill

Republican Senators threatened to vote against the latest Obamacare repeal bill unless they received a guarantee it would be debated ...

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staffJuly 25, 2017

Obamacare: US senators vote in favour of debating repeal

The US Senate has voted to start debating a new Republican healthcare bill in a major step forward for President ...

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staffJuly 18, 2017

Republican attempts to replace Obamacare fail

Republican efforts to find a replacement for President Obama’s healthcare system have collapsed. Two Republican senators said they opposed their ...

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staffMay 15, 2017

Healthcare a primary concern for Americans right now, poll shows

As Republicans try to replace the Affordable Care Act, nearly a fifth of Americans cited healthcare as their chief concern, ...

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staffMay 8, 2017

Obama challenges lawmakers to show ‘courage’ on healthcare

Former President Barack Obama challenged lawmakers to show “political courage” on healthcare in his acceptance speech for the Profile in ...

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staffApril 26, 2017

Republicans to revive Obamacare repeal with amendment

Republicans have finished amending the American Health Care Act as part of a new effort to replace the Affordable Care ...

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staffMarch 24, 2017

House Republican leaders abruptly pull their rewrite of the nation’s health-care law

House Republican leaders abruptly pulled a Republican rewrite of the nation’s health-care system from consideration on Friday, a dramatic acknowledgment ...

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staffMarch 16, 2017

GOP healthcare bill passes House Budget Committee

The House Budget Committee on Thursday narrowly voted to advance the American Health Care Act with three conservatives joining Democrats’ ...

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staffMarch 14, 2017

GOP plan would insure 24M fewer in U.S. than ACA over decade: CBO

The Republican plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act would provide relief for the federal ...