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  • Healthcare a basic need

    Miami Herald - 29 Jun 2017 00:54:57 UT

    The June 28 letter “Unalienable right” ask a most pertinent question on managing expensive healthcare: “When will we stop wasting energy on the politics of replacing Obamacare and ramp up the...

  • What’s ailing healthcare? Partisanship, of course

    Miami Herald - 29 Jun 2017 00:54:56 UT

    The Senate healthcare bill, which was scuttled Tuesday until after July 4, was doomed by two narratives: Republicans are mean, and poor people would be dropping like flies. Assisting the...

  • Rural Nevada to Lose Big Obamacare Insurer on Jan. 1 - 29 Jun 2017 00:54:21 UT

    One of Nevada's three Obamacare insurance carriers said Wednesday it will put out of the exchange in January, citing spiraling costs and uncertainty surrounding the Affordable Care Act. Prominence...

  • Sen. Schatz: When Repeal Dies, Dems Will Sit Down and Negotiate - 29 Jun 2017 00:14:24 UT

    With the GOP bill to repeal Obamacare in trouble, there's talk of bipartisanship for healthcare reform legislation – but it'll likely require the "public death" of an Obamacare repeal, The New York...

  • Donald Trump has never been a big details guy - 29 Jun 2017 00:09:03 UT

    There's a fascinating window into how Donald Trump conceives of the presidency in a New York Times piece out this morning that details the meeting to talk health care between the president and...

  • Budowsky: Rising up vs. TrumpCare

    The Hill - 29 Jun 2017 00:06:06 UT

    While the American people are rising up in large numbers against the hugely unpopular efforts by President Trump and Republican leaders to impose cruel policies on the American healthcare system,...

  • UPDATE 5-U.S. Senate Republicans struggle to salvage healthcare effort

    Reuters - 29 Jun 2017 00:01:46 UT

    By | WASHINGTON The top U.S. Senate Republican struggled on Wednesday to salvage major healthcare legislation sought by President Donald Trump, meeting privately with a parade of skeptical senators as critics within the party urged substantial...

  • Tougher Russia sanctions bill facing another setback

    The Hill - 28 Jun 2017 23:51:29 UT

    A bill slapping new financial penalties on Russia is running into another roadblock amid a back-and-forth between Senate Democrats and top House Republicans. Sen. Bob CorkerBob Corker Lawmakers...

  • The Latest: McConnell looking to salvage health care plan

    Miami Herald - 28 Jun 2017 23:34:37 UT

    The Latest on Republican legislation to repeal and replace the Obama health care law (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is exploring options for salvaging the...

  • Republicans struggle to salvage healthcare effort

    Reuters - 28 Jun 2017 23:34:25 UT

    | The top U.S. Senate Republican struggled on Wednesday to salvage major healthcare legislation sought by President Donald Trump, meeting privately with a parade of skeptical senators as critics within the party urged substantial changes. A day after...

  • Trump to warring GOP senators: I'm on your side

    Politico - 28 Jun 2017 23:21:55 UT

    The president has managed to convince opposing senators that he shares their concerns on the troubled Obamacare repeal bill. President Donald Trump now faces the challenge of delivering on his...

  • Remarks by the Vice President on Healthcare, Cleveland OH

    The White House - 28 Jun 2017 23:20:13 UT

    Tendon Manufacturing  Cleveland, Ohio 5:09 P.M. EDT   THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Hello, Ohio!  (Applause.)    It is great to be back in the Buckeye State.  It truly is.  And before I get started,...

  • Ohio is blazing the trail on healthcare reform

    The Hill - 28 Jun 2017 22:59:52 UT

    Ohio is a bellwether state — it has always has been. So as the U.S. Senate grapples with health care reform legislation and the lingering legacy of ObamaCare, senators would be well-advised to pay...

  • GOP infighting erupts over healthcare bill

    The Hill - 28 Jun 2017 22:58:45 UT

    Senate Republicans are struggling mightily to find a path forward for their ObamaCare repeal bill, with infighting between moderates and conservatives threatening to create an impasse heading into...

  • Trump Bashes Dems for Attacking Medicaid Spending in Healthcare Bill - 28 Jun 2017 22:49:36 UT

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday ripped  Democrats on Twitter for attacking the Senate's healthcare bill for cutting funds for Medicaid, arguing that support "actually goes up." Trump's tweet...

  • Rand Paul pitches ObamaCare repeal wish list

    The Hill - 28 Jun 2017 22:18:49 UT

    Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulGOP senator on resolving healthcare differences: 'Even porcupines make love' Paul: 'Weak-kneed' GOP colleagues 'need to get over themselves' MORE (R-Ky.) is pitching changes to...

  • Red state governors warn that the GOP healthcare bill would devastate their constituents

    Business Insider - 28 Jun 2017 22:16:49 UT

    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, both Democrats leading deeply conservative states, warned that the cuts to Medicaid proposed in the GOP's Senate healthcare bill would devastate thousands of their states' most vulnerable...

  • Demonstrators form human chain around Capitol to protest GOP healthcare bill

    The Hill - 28 Jun 2017 22:14:45 UT

    "Human chain" around Capitol beginning to form. Bulk of it appears to be Planned Parenthood supporters — Jeff Stein (@JStein_Vox) June 28, 2017 Planned Parenthood...

  • As Health Care Repeal Bill Heads Into Ditch, Trump Complains About Amazon

    Huffington Post - 28 Jun 2017 22:12:13 UT

    WASHINGTON – With the Republican Obamacare repeal bill polling in the teens and stuck in a legislative ditch, President Donald Trump decided Wednesday to speak out against the New York Times. And against Amazon. And in favor of an “internet” tax ―...

  • UPDATE 4-U.S. Senate Republicans struggle to salvage healthcare effort

    Reuters - 28 Jun 2017 22:11:56 UT

    By | WASHINGTON Senate Republican leaders faced calls from critics within the party on Wednesday for substantial changes, rather than mere tinkering, to a major healthcare bill if they are to salvage their effort to repeal major parts of the Obamacare...

  • Overnight Tech: Trump targets Amazon | DHS's new flight screening requirements | House Dem calls on DOJ, FBI

    The Hill - 28 Jun 2017 22:11:42 UT

    TRUMP GOES AFTER AMAZON: President Trump on Wednesday attacked The Washington Post and its owner, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, for its coverage of him and his administration. “The...

  • GOP senator: Men need maternity care because ‘women don’t get pregnant without sperm’

    The Hill - 28 Jun 2017 22:09:36 UT

    Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) said on Wednesday that maternity leave can't be cut from the Senate GOP's bill to repeal ObamaCare because men are involved in the process, too. Speaking to reporters in...

  • Schumer to Trump: Meet with Democrats on healthcare

    The Hill - 28 Jun 2017 22:09:36 UT

    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is asking President Trump to meet with Democrats to discuss a bipartisan deal on healthcare. "President Trump, I challenge you to invite us, all 100...

  • Poll: 63 percent disapprove of Trump's handling of healthcare

    The Hill - 28 Jun 2017 22:09:36 UT

    Nearly 2 in 3 Americans disapprove of the way President Trump has handled healthcare reform, according Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday. Sixty-three percent of respondents say they...

  • Healthcare debate highlights the split that threatens to paralyze Republicans

    Los Angeles Times - 28 Jun 2017 22:03:36 UT

    Six months after taking control of the White House and both houses of Congress, Republicans who campaigned for years on repealing Obamacare still can’t agree on how to do it. A chief reason that the...

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