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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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.
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.
Feb 21, 2017...BY TODD RUGER AND KELLIE MEJDRICH, CQ ROLL CALL
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.
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.
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.
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.