• ABCSenate GOP debates 'skinny' Obamacare repeal

    The Senate’s effort to pass a stripped-down version of an Obamacare repeal measure — the so-called “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act — failed during a vote, 49-51, held shortly around 1:30 a.m. Friday. BREAKING: Senate rejects “skinny” Obamacare repeal in late night vote https://t.co/n7TqA3VDnW pic.twitter.com/DIkih4bUl0— ABC News (@ABC) July 28, 2017 Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., was among the Read more...

  • Associated PressGOP dealt stiff blow in Senate’s bid to repeal ‘Obamacare’

    GOP dealt stiff blow in Senate's bid to repeal 'Obamacare' Associated Press – 28 July 2017 02:00-04:00 Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Read more on Associated Press.

  • BostonAfter repeal attempt fails, GOP may chip away at Obamacare

    WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans failed in another attempt to overturn the Affordable Care Act Wednesday, forcing them to next consider modestly scaling back the law rather than the outright repeal they have long promised. Wednesday’s defeat made it increasingly likely that Republicans will fall short of keeping their seven-year-long promise to repeal Barack Obama’s signature health law and that large Read more...

  • The Washington PostSenate GOP leaders work to round up votes for modest health-care overhaul

    Senate Republicans headed for a cliffhanger vote early Friday on their scaled-back plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act following assurances from House Republican leaders that they were willing to use the proposal as a basis for negotiating a broader rollback of the law. After a two-hour standoff, House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) issued a measured statement expressing openness Read more...

  • CNBCInsurance lobbying group urges Senate leaders to ditch 'skinny' Obamacare repeal

    AHIP, a top health insurance lobbying group, opposes so-called skinny Obamacare repeal. The group urges Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer not to take up the proposal, which would reportedly roll back only parts of Obamacare such as the individual and employer mandates. A key lobbying group for health insurers on Thursday urged Senate leaders not to take up a so-called Read more...

  • FOX NewsSenate health bill: Marathon vote spree to determine fate of ObamaCare repeal

    The Senate was poised late Thursday to launch into a marathon “vote-a-rama” on health care as part of Republican leaders’ bid to pass some version of an ObamaCare repeal amid intense disagreements inside the party. Read more on FOX News.

  • ABCGOP senators blink on a big chance to repeal 'Obamacare'

    After seven years of emphatic campaign promises, Senate Republicans demonstrated they didn’t have the stomach to repeal “Obamacare” on Wednesday when it actually counted. The Senate voted 55-45 to reject legislation to throw out major portions of Barack Obama’s law without replacing it. Seven Republicans joined all Democrats in rejecting a measure by GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky that Read more...

  • Associated PressGOP eyes narrow bill to advance goal on "Obamacare" repeal

    GOP eyes narrow bill to advance goal on "Obamacare" repeal Associated Press – 27 July 2017 09:23-04:00 Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Read more on Associated Press.

  • CBS NewsCongress fails to repeal Affordable Care Act

    For the second time in 24 hours, the Senate fails to get the votes it needs to repeal and replace Obamacare. CBS Chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN to discuss the latest developments in a Republican promise that’s seven years in the making. Read more on CBS News.

  • CBS NewsObamacare repeal bill fails in Senate vote

    Last Updated Jul 26, 2017 4:18 PM EDT A proposal that would partially repeal Obamacare fell short of the 51 votes needed to pass it Wednesday afternoon, dealing yet another blow to the GOP effort to roll back the 2010 health care law. The Senate rejected the plan in a 45-55 vote. All Democrats voted against it, along with seven Read more...