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The Quieter Assault Against Obamacare Democrats fault GOP tactic for problems

Feb 7, 2017...The Republican drive to deliver a death blow to President Barack Obama’s health care law has overshadowed a quieter assault using annual government funding bills that’s gone on for years.

The Convoluted Process for Dismantling Obamacare Budget reconciliaton, explained

Jan 12, 2017...In the early hours of Jan. 12, the Senate took the first step in the convoluted process of dismantling and replacing the 2010 health care law. To overcome the potential filibuster power of Senate Democrats, GOP lawmakers are relying on budget reconciliation, the same procedural mechanism their counterparts across the aisle used seven years ago to implement parts of the health care overhaul.

Obamacare ‘Cliff’ Worries Republicans Congress starts sweating the details of ‘repeal and replace’

Dec 12, 2016...Though Republicans are itching to start on their promises to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, many of them worry about repercussions if the process stalls or takes too long.

White House Watch: Uncertainty Surrounds Obamacare Repeal

Jan 5, 2017...With the new Congress in session, Republicans are moving quickly to dismantle President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, but they’re struggling with the timeline and next steps. White House correspondent John T. Bennett has more.

Pence: Repeal and Replace Obamacare ‘First Order of Business’

Jan 4, 2017...Vice President-elect Mike Pence joined Speaker Paul D. Ryan for a GOP leadership news briefing Wednesday, telling reporters that working with Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act will be the incoming administration’s “first order of business.” See the video for highlights from Pence and Ryan’s remarks.

Appropriators Watch Trump’s Next Move on Obamacare Lawsuit


Coffman Promises Constituents No Repeal of Obamacare Without Replacement Colorado Republican schedules 'listening tour’ in his district over ACA

Feb 14, 2017...Colorado Republican Rep. Mike Coffman promised constituents that there would be no repeal of Obamacare without a replacement while others in his party are pressing for Congress to do the opposite.

Election Impact Conference 2016: Obamacare and Beyond

Dec 5, 2016...Cindy Mann, Mark McClellan and Rodney Whitlock on the challenges of repealing and replacing President Barack Obama's signature health care law, potential changes to Medicare and Medicaid and funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

House and Senate Preview: Pouncing on Regulations, Obamacare and Considering the Cabinet

Feb 13, 2017...Roll Call reporters Lindsey McPherson and Bridget Bowman preview the week ahead in the House and Senate. With Republicans in the House working to further scale back Obama-era regulations through the Congressional Review Act and Senate Democrats continuing their fights against several Trump administration Cabinet appointees, this last week in session before the Presidents Day recess will be a busy one. See the video for more.

White House Pumps Brakes on Obamacare Replacement Ryan looks to reframe pace set by Trump

Feb 7, 2017...The White House appears to be changing its diagnosis for President Donald Trump signing into law a measure that would replace the 2010 health care law with a Republican-crafted plan.