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.
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Mar 7, 2017...On Monday night House Republicans unveiled a bill that would repeal and replace parts of the 2010 health care law. Since then, members of Congress on both sides of the aisle have been speaking up to voice criticism or cast their support for the long-awaited bill.
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.
Apr 20, 2017...House lawmakers are preparing to return to Capitol Hill next week with no deal so far on legislation to repeal the 2010 health care law, but negotiations are continuing as Republicans seek to fulfill their seven-year campaign promise, according to several congressional aides and lobbyists. Lawmakers are expected to discuss the issue in a conference call Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
Mar 21, 2017...BY ERIN MERSHON and JOE WILLIAMS, CQ Roll Call
Mar 16, 2017...MARTINSBURG, W. Va. — There might be a few more West Virginians clogging up the White House phone lines, courtesy of their home-state senator.