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GOP leaders move to break health care gridlock – CNN

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

CNNGOP leaders move to break health care gridlockCNN(CNN) A day after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he didn’t know how he was going to find 50 votes to pass a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, the No. 2 Senate Republican emerged from a key health care meeting saying he was suddenly …and more »

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Reporter Says He Was ‘Body-Slammed’ By US House Candidate

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

A reporter for The Guardian on Wednesday said a candidate for Montana’s only House seat body-slammed him to the ground and broke his glasses after he asked a question about health care.The candidate…Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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GOP Health Bill Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured in a Decade, CBO Says – New York Times

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

New York TimesGOP Health Bill Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured in a Decade, CBO SaysNew York TimesProtesters demonstrated outside the Capitol as Republican members of the House narrowly passed the health care bill this month. Credit Gabriella Demczuk for The New York Times. WASHINGTON — A bill to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that narrowly …Uninsured ranks still to grow by tens of millions under latest House health-care bill, CBO saysWashington PostCBO: ObamaCare repeal bill would leave 23M more uninsuredThe HillCBO: House Obamacare repeal bill would leave 23 million more uninsuredPoliticoNPR -Los Angeles Times -The Atlantic -NBCNews.comall 247 news articles »

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CBO’s report card on Obamacare repeal bill could add more fuel to health-care debate – CNBC

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

CNBCCBO’s report card on Obamacare repeal bill could add more fuel to health-care debateCNBCPrior versions of the Obamacare replacement bill were projected to result in 24 million more people being uninsured. The House may have to re-vote on the GOP bill if the report doesn’t show big enough budget savings. The Senate is considering writing …The Health 202: The Senate gets its ticket to ride on the health care roller coasterWashington PostHouse ObamaCare fix to get makeover, regardless of CBO, says key senatorFox NewsRepublican healthcare bill faces crucial scoreBBC NewsVox -Townhall -MSNBC -AOLall 267 news articles »

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What to watch for in new healthcare score – The Hill

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

The HillWhat to watch for in new healthcare scoreThe HillThe Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday is slated to release its analysis of the GOP bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare — the very analysis that House Republicans declined to wait for when pushing the bill through their chamber in early May.Why the CBO score on House health-care bill is so critical to marketsCNBCSenate Republicans are now reliving the House’s health care nightmareVoxAHCA could stifle Ohio’s healthcare industry, cutting jobs and servicescleveland.comBloomberg -MSNBC -AOL -Syracuse.comall 233 news articles »

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Families Fear Fallout from Health Care Changes

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Peter Hodge’s two daughters fight cystic fibrosis daily, their medications, doctor visits and hospitalizations costing about $1 million in health care benefits a year. Should the Republican-controlled Senate…Photo Credit: Gerardo Somoza This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Families Fear Fallout from Health Care Changes

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Peter Hodge’s two daughters fight cystic fibrosis daily, their medications, doctor visits and hospitalizations costing about $1 million in health care benefits a year. Should the Republican-controlled Senate…Photo Credit: Gerardo Somoza This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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With all eyes on Trump, GOP Congress is still working to strip health care from millions – Salon

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

SalonWith all eyes on Trump, GOP Congress is still working to strip health care from millionsSalonOne of the most popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) is the ban on insurance discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions. It’s no wonder, then, that Republican politicians want voters to believe that their …and more »

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Trump, Shouting ‘Death Spiral,’ Has Nudged Affordable Care Act Downward – New York Times

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

New York TimesTrump, Shouting ‘Death Spiral,’ Has Nudged Affordable Care Act DownwardNew York TimesA mobile dental and medical clinic in Milton, Fla., in December. The Trump administration has sent mixed signals about the fate of federal “cost-sharing” subsidies to insurers. Credit Spencer Platt/Getty Images. WASHINGTON — When Aetna, the health …With all eyes on Trump, GOP Congress is still working to strip health care from millionsSalonKeep kids off the negotiating table in Medicaid reformThe Hill (blog)Trump tells advisers he wants to end key Obamacare subsidiesPoliticoLos Angeles Timesall 311 news articles »

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The House May Need to Vote on Health Care Again

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

There’s a chance the House might have to vote on the American Health Care Act again before the Senate can take it up, NBC News reported.Republicans are using the budget “reconciliation” process to pass…Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Trump’s Ratings On The Economy Are Taking A Turn For The Worse – HuffPost

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

HuffPostTrump’s Ratings On The Economy Are Taking A Turn For The WorseHuffPostWith much of the political oxygen taken up in the last few weeks by questions over the Trump administration’s relationship with Russia and by the GOP’s efforts to pass a health care bill, there’s been relatively little discussion about the state of the …Poll: 48 percent want Trump impeachedThe HillAnother Russia crisis? It’s time to start talking about impeachmentLos Angeles TimesScandals prompt discussion about the future of Trump’s presidencyMSNBCSalon -Truthdig -Gallup.Com -Quinnipiac University Pollall 115 news articles »

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Chelsea Manning Set to Be Released From Prison, but Still Not Free – NBCNews.com

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

NBCNews.comChelsea Manning Set to Be Released From Prison, but Still Not FreeNBCNews.comArmy whistleblower Chelsea Manning is set to walk out of prison Wednesday — but she won’t be entirely free. Manning’s 35-year sentence for leaking an enormous trove of military intelligence records was commuted by President Barack Obama in January.Manning leaves prison to a US more accepting of transgender identityReutersChelsea Manning to remain on active duty, receive health care after prison releaseUSA TODAYChelsea Manning, Legal Team on Manning’s Upcoming Release from Military Prison – LuminairityLuminairityall 86 news articles »

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McConnell Wants Revenue-Neutral Tax Plan, at Odds With Trump – Bloomberg

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

BloombergMcConnell Wants Revenue-Neutral Tax Plan, at Odds With TrumpBloombergSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell talks about work in the U.S. Senate to deliver 50 votes on health care and complete tax reform during the current Congress. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli on ‘Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.’ (Source: …McConnell: Border tax ‘probably wouldn’t pass the Senate’The HillHill Republicans Want ‘Less Drama’ From Trump After Latest ControversyNBCNews.comMerrick Garland not interested in FBI job, friends sayWashington PostWashington Examiner -NPR -New York Daily News -Daily Beastall 72 news articles »

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First Read’s Morning Clips: Only 29% Approve of Comey Firing – NBCNews.com

Monday, May 15th, 2017

NBCNews.comFirst Read’s Morning Clips: Only 29% Approve of Comey FiringNBCNews.comOur new NBC/WSJ poll over the weekend showed that just 29 percent of adults approve of Trump’s firing of James Comey. And nearly half of Americans say that the new GOP-led health care plan is “a bad idea.” Making waves in POLITICO this morning: “How …Donald Trump is not fit for office or easily removedThe Australian Financial Reviewall 976 news articles »

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Chelsea Manning to remain in Army, receive health care benefits after prison release – Fox News

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Fox NewsChelsea Manning to remain in Army, receive health care benefits after prison releaseFox NewsFILE – This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army shows Pfc. Chelsea Manning wearing a wig and lipstick. (U.S. Army via AP, File). Chelsea Manning will remain on active duty following her release from military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas …and more »

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Republicans misstate, again and again on TV and at town halls, what’s in their health-care bill – Washington Post

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Washington PostRepublicans misstate, again and again on TV and at town halls, what’s in their health-care billWashington PostThe American Health Care Act that narrowly passed out of the House earlier this month cuts $880 billion from Medicaid — but that won’t affect anyone’s coverage. It keeps the GOP’s promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act — but doesn’t really repeal …and more »

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After Huge Global Cyberattack, Countries Scramble to Halt Spread of Ransomware – NBCNews.com

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

NBCNews.comAfter Huge Global Cyberattack, Countries Scramble to Halt Spread of RansomwareNBCNews.comBritain’s health care system and much of Europe were back on track Saturday after a crippling worldwide cyber-extortion attack was stymied — purportedly all thanks to a cybersecurity researcher who bought a website for $10.69. The researcher, who …With New Digital Tools, Even Nonexperts Can Wage CyberattacksNew York TimesGlobal cyber-attack: Security blogger halts ransomware ‘by accident’BBC NewsHow an Accidental ‘Kill Switch’ Slowed Friday’s Massive Ransomware AttackWIREDThe Atlantic -The Guardian -Yahoo News -Forbesall 76 news articles »

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Woman Attempts to Drive Rep. Off Road Over Vote: Cops

Friday, May 12th, 2017

A Tennessee woman, furious over a congressman’s vote in support of the Republican health care bill, allegedly followed the lawmaker and then screamed at him and attacked his vehicle when he stopped driving…Photo Credit: Weakley County Sheriff’s Office

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Hundreds Of Angry Residents Take On Republican Congressman Over Health Care – BuzzFeed News

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

BuzzFeed NewsHundreds Of Angry Residents Take On Republican Congressman Over Health CareBuzzFeed NewsNew Jersey Rep. Tom MacArthur helped push the Republican health bill forward with his amendment. On Wednesday, he faced a wave of anger from hundreds of residents at a town hall meeting. Posted on May 10, 2017, at 8:52 p.m.. Paul McLeod.and more »

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Rep. MacArthur defends health care to raucous crowd – WFMZ Allentown

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

WFMZ AllentownRep. MacArthur defends health care to raucous crowdWFMZ AllentownWILLINGBORO, New Jersey (CNN) – Kevin and Wendy Kapuscinski both voted for Rep. Tom MacArthur in November. Six months later, after their congressman played a central role in resurrecting the GOP’s efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare in the …and more »

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Fact Check: American Health Care Act

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Factcheck.org digs dip into the American Health Care Act and what it means for Americans.

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Senate Republicans start health care push with missteps – CNN

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

CNNSenate Republicans start health care push with misstepsCNNWashington (CNN) It wasn’t long after the House finally passed its bill to repeal and replace Obamacare that senators were already vowing to do it their way. But in the week since, Senate Republicans are quickly coming up against some of the same …Poll: Support for GOP health bill declinesPoliticoGOP Doublespeak on ‘Free Market’ Health CareNational Reviewall 1,092 news articles »

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GOP pins health care hopes on an unlikely figure: Ted Cruz – Politico

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

PoliticoGOP pins health care hopes on an unlikely figure: Ted CruzPoliticoAfter four years of taunting and torturing fellow Republicans, Ted Cruz is shedding his just-say-no persona in the Senate for a new identity: Team player. And this is no idle tryout. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell — a man Cruz once derided as a liar …Fact-Checking Republicans’ Defense Of The GOP Health BillNPRall 948 news articles »

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Women Hold GOP Senate Seats, but Little Influence – New York Times

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

New York TimesWomen Hold GOP Senate Seats, but Little InfluenceNew York TimesPatty Murray said Democrats “are going to keep pushing Senate Republicans to take a different path than the House did.” Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a significant milestone this year: 21 of its members …Who will decide what the Senate’s health bill looks like? Follow the Medicaid-state senators.Washington PostGOP pins health care hopes on an unlikely figure: Ted CruzPoliticoSenate Group Draws Fire for Lack of Women Working on Health CareNBCNews.comNPR -ABC News -Bloomberg -Los Angeles Timesall 879 news articles »

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Critics at Town Halls Confront Republicans Over Health Care – New York Times

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

New York TimesCritics at Town Halls Confront Republicans Over Health CareNew York TimesRepresentative Greg Walden, Republican of Oregon, after a town hall meeting in Baker City, Ore. Mr. Walden defended his vote to repeal and replace major parts of the Affordable Care Act. Credit E.J. Harris/East Oregonian, via Associated Press.and more »

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Senate Group Draws Fire for Lack of Women Working on Health Care – NBCNews.com

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

NBCNews.comSenate Group Draws Fire for Lack of Women Working on Health CareNBCNews.comA Senate working group tasked with crafting a version of health care policy that can muster support from at least 50 of the 52 Republican senators has found its mission complicated by who has not been included — women senators. The Republican …Senate Republicans face their own divisions in push for health-care overhaulWashington PostCritics at Town Halls Confront Republicans Over Health CareNew York TimesSenate GOP Plans Secret Health Debate That May Take MonthsBloombergUSA TODAY -The Hill -Politico -Los Angeles Timesall 757 news articles »

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GOP town halls go viral – The Hill

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Washington TimesGOP town halls go viralThe HillHouse Republicans, on guard after passing an unpopular healthcare bill that would replace parts of ObamaCare, are seeing their town hall meetings go viral. In Lewiston, Idaho, conservative Rep. Raúl Labrador told a rowdy crowd that “nobody dies because …Raul Labrador Announces Bid For GovernorHuffington postRaul Labrador’s claim that no one dies from lack of health care access: Pants – PolitiFactPolitiFactMy Statement on Friday’s Town Hall – FacebookFacebookall 54 news articles »

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Will Republican senators pass the GOP health-care bill? Here’s what they’re saying so far. – Washington Post

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Washington PostWill Republican senators pass the GOP health-care bill? Here’s what they’re saying so far.Washington PostWhen House Republicans passed the American Health Care Act on May 4, President Trump bullishly predicted that the bill would pass the Senate and arrive at his desk to be signed into law — though the timeline for the bill’s passage is unclear. “We’re …Senate GOP on defensive over all-male health care groupPoliticoGOP senators can cut Obamacare taxes or preserve coverage for millions — but probably not bothLos Angeles TimesHHS head: ‘Offensive’ to say GOP healthcare process lacks diversityThe HillNPR -Bloomberg -NBCNews.com -CNNall 758 news articles »

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Senate Group Draws Fire for Lack of Women Working on Health Care

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

The core group of 13 Republican senators tasked with crafting health care legislation to repeal Obamacare is under fire for not including any women senators, NBC News reports.Some Republican women, likePhoto Credit: Jacquelyn Martin/AP

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‘Late Night’: Closer Look at Michael Flynn, GOP Health Care

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017


Seth Meyers discusses the recent developments of the investigation into ousted national security advisor Michael Flynn, as well as the latest version of the GOP’s health care bill, which the House passed…

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