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McConnell Plans To Force Vote On ObamaCare Repeal, Hopes GOP Accountability Revives Replace Effort

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 4:34pm 7/22/2017 at 4:34pm

One of my favorite things to come out of the Republican ObamaCare flailing is Kemberlee’s term for it:  a cluster. It is that.  But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reportedly has one card left up his sleeve, and he intends to use it next week: force his caucus to record for...

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Senate Still Tweaking the Better Care Reconciliation Act

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 4:30pm 7/20/2017 at 4:30pm
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The healthcare reform cluster is trudging along.

After the latest debacle, the Senate is back to revising the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) and also considering a 2015 rendition of Obamacare repeal.

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This Is Why Getting Rid of Obamacare is Next to Impossible

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 7:37pm 7/19/2017 at 7:37pm

Congressional Republicans are currently engaged in an embarrassing struggle to revamp Obamacare. When revamping didn’t work, they turned to repeal, only for members of their own caucus to balk.

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What the heck is going on with health care reform?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 3:04pm 7/19/2017 at 3:04pm

Six months into Trump’s presidency and Congressional Republicans have fumbled the Obamacare repeal ball four times (by my count).

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Moderate Republicans Tanking Clean Obamacare Repeal

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 2:18pm 7/18/2017 at 2:18pm

Monday night, Sens Lee and Moran effectively killing the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) when they announced they would not support the bill, leaving Senate Republicans with no foreseeable path forward to repeal and replace Obamacare. Sens Lee and Moran joined three o...

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Senate GOP Healthcare Bill is Dead, Trump Calls for Repeal

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 7:00am 7/18/2017 at 7:00am

Late Monday night, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) was pronounced dead when Republicans failed to whip enough support to debate the bill, much less ensure its passage.

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) announced Monday night their refusal to support the BCRA in its current form, joining Sen....

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Cruz “Freedom Option” No Longer In Senate Health Care Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 4:30pm 7/16/2017 at 4:30pm

A few days ago, Kemberlee provided an overview of what is new in the GOP’s revamped health care bill.  One thing that has turned out to be absent from the new version is the Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) “Freedom Option” touted by conservatives and a lynchpin in scoring skittish conservative...

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Here’s What’s Changed in the Senate GOP’s Revamped Health Care Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/13/2017 at 1:30pm

Thursday, the Senate Budget Committee released a revamped version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act, or the Senate’s version of the AHCA.

The Senate GOP’s first attempt (in this round of discussions) at...

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The President, the VP, and Americans Agree: Repeal Now, Replace Later (Or Never)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 4:00pm 7/11/2017 at 4:00pm

Republicans have gained historic electoral wins across the board in the past eight years, and one of the driving issues behind these victories has been their repeated promise to repeal ObamaCare.

In case anyone’s forgotten, the initial outcry from voters was first to reject and then, once it was passed in the...

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John McCain Not Interested in Obamacare Repeal Now and Replacement Later

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 11:30am 7/6/2017 at 11:30am

The Senate GOP’s latest effort to fix Obamacare failed to garner support from the conservative wing of the party.

The fractured caucus led Sen. Sasse (R-NE) to call for the complete repeal of Obamacare followed by a completely separate replacement. Sasse suggested leaving Obamacare intact as is for one year to protect...

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The Democrats’ ‘People Will Die!’ Routine is Getting Old

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/1/2017 at 1:30pm
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When Democrats were trying to pass Obamacare, the party line on the left was that without it, people would die.

Now that Obamacare is dying and may be repealed, they’ve gone right back to the same talking points.

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Sasse to Trump: Repeal Obamacare Now, Work on Replacement Later

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 30, 2017 at 12:00pm 6/30/2017 at 12:00pm

Congressional Republicans cannot agree on health care reform, which has caused frustration and anger among the American public.

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) sent a letter to President Donald Trump with a suggestion in the event members cannot reach an agreement when they return from Independence Day break: Repeal Obamacare now. Work on...

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Senate Delays GOP Health Care Vote Until After July 4th

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 2:46pm 6/27/2017 at 2:46pm

The Senate will delay a procedural vote to begin debate on the Republican Health Care bill until after the July Fourth recess, CNN reports.

Senate Majority Leader McConnel had hoped to open debate on...

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Is Senate GOP health care bill Obamacare-lite or progress?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 3:36pm 6/26/2017 at 3:36pm

Thursday, Senate Republicans released their long-anticipated health care reform bill. We discussed highlights of the legislation here.

It’s worth reiterating that this bill is only the first step (so we’re told) in repealing and replacing Obamacare. The...

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What’s in the GOP Senate Health Care Bill?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 5:30pm 6/22/2017 at 5:30pm

Thursday, Senate Republicans finally unveiled their version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). It’s almost as much of a stinker as its House counterpart.

If you were hoping the GOP would make good on their promise to repeal and replace Obamacare, then I have some disappointing news: the latest Republican health...

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Sole Health Insurer Left In Iowa Obamacare Raising Premiums At Least 43 Percent

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 4:00pm 6/20/2017 at 4:00pm

We at Legal Insurrection have documented the damage Obamacare has done to the insurance market, with costs skyrocketing to the point that companies have ...

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Can you blame Senate Republicans for keeping their health care bill secret?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 2:30pm 6/15/2017 at 2:30pm

Senate Republicans are under constant media bombardment for having the gall to keep mum about the details of the latest version of Obamacare repeal.

Take this article from NBC:

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