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House Freedom Caucus on Board With Latest Obamacare Repeal and Replace Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 4:46pm 4/26/2017 at 4:46pm

After weeks of negotiations, GOP Hill leadership has found a plan even the Freedom Caucus is willing to support. The key issue? An amendment allowing states to opt-out of certain Obamacare rules.

From The Hill:

The House Freedom Caucus on Wednesday announced it will back the GOP’s healthcare plan now that an amendment...

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Thanks to Obamacare, For-Profit Surgery Centers are on the Rise

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 14, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/14/2017 at 4:00pm

Though Obamacare was designed to force the American health insurance system into a single payer model, the free market has found a workaround.

A growing number of practices are working directly with uninsured patients or with patients forgoing insurance benefits for a better price tag. Health insurance premium hikes, ridiculously high...

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Ryan On Health Insurance Reform: “We’ve got time to figure this out”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 5:00pm 4/5/2017 at 5:00pm

House Republicans held meetings late into Tuesday night, hoping to find some consensus on health insurance reform before the upcoming recess to no avail.

By all accounts, there’s still no other Obamacare repeal plan and so lawmakers, including Vice President Pence, are still trying to make the failed American Healthcare Act...

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Cake and the Failure of GOP Healthcare Legislation

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:45pm 3/29/2017 at 7:45pm

Just how badly did the GOP’s first attempt at repealing Obamacare fail, and what are your thoughts on buttercream frosting?

Sunday I joined the Matthias Shapiro (one of my very first politifriends) and Jordan Ecarma of CRC Media on their Paradox podcast where we tackled terrible opinions, the AHCA flop, and...

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Did Obamacare Create the Expectation of Universal Health Coverage?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 7:00am 3/28/2017 at 7:00am

Was the end goal of Obamacare to create the expectation of universal health coverage?

Charles Krauthammer thinks so:

On Friday’s edition of ‘Special Report’ on Fox News Channel, syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer made the case...

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The Blame Games Begin After the GOP’s First Attempt to Roll Back Obamacare Fails

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 8:00pm 3/24/2017 at 8:00pm
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Republicans failed to garner enough votes to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) Friday. Pulling the bill, the House went into recess.

The Republican’s first attempt to roll back Obamacare failed.

Who’s to blame?

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House in Recess, Postponing GOP Health Insurance Bill Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 3:38pm 3/24/2017 at 3:38pm
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And that’s that.

Let the blamefest begin!

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Ryan Heads to the WH, Doesn’t Have the Votes for GOP Health Insurance Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 1:09pm 3/24/2017 at 1:09pm

Let it die and start over.

From the NYT:

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, facing a revolt among conservative and moderate Republicans,...

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Scarborough: Pulling Health Insurance Bill Would be Best for GOP

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10:00am 3/24/2017 at 10:00am

Should conservatives be rooting for the health care bill to pass the House today, or be defeated or withdrawn? Joe Scarborough made an interesting observation today, quoting the late Senator Paul Simon at the end of his career on the biggest lesson he had learned: “sometimes when you win, you lose....

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Trump Tweets, Pressuring House Freedom Caucus to Support GOP Health Insurance Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 8:38am 3/24/2017 at 8:38am
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So I take it they still don’t have the votes, then.

We’ve been following the GOP health insurance overhaul here.

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Trump Tells GOP to Vote on Health Insurance Bill Friday, or He’s Moving on

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 9:18pm 3/23/2017 at 9:18pm
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Republicans had seven years to come up with an alternative to Obamacare. Now that they have the keys to the castle, they can’t seem to agree on the best path forward.

The House were supposed to vote today on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), but without enough votes to pass...

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Vote on GOP Health Insurance Overhaul Could be Friday or Even Monday

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 4:59pm 3/23/2017 at 4:59pm

I will never understand why, knowing when votes are scheduled, Congress waits until the last minute to pull these things together. But it looks like they’re hoping to schedule a vote on the AHCA tomorrow. The drama could spill into next week.

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AHCA Dead? Trump and House Freedom Caucus Unable to Come to Agreement (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 1:59pm 3/23/2017 at 1:59pm
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Update: No vote today

After hours of late-night, pizza-filled negotiations, Politico reports Trump and a small, but disruptive contingent, the House Freedom Caucus (HFC), have been unable to come to an agreement on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), what House Republicans promise is the first in a three-step approach to repealing...

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Updates: Will Trump close House deal on health insurance bill?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 8:30am 3/23/2017 at 8:30am
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The American Health Care Act (AHCA) dubbed Ryancare, Trumpcare, GOPcare, and even RINOcare (take your pick), is the first step of three in repealing and replacing Obamacare, so we’re told.

This first bit of legislation can only address tenets of Obamcare that pertain to the budget (see also: reconciliation). Congressional Republicans have...

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