Health care reform

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, joined by, from left, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., chair of the Republican Conference, Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., and Rep. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, March, 17, 2017, as House Republicans push for unity in advancing the GOP's "Obamacare" replacement bill. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 17, 2017 - 11:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and some House conservatives agreed Friday to make changes in the troubled Republican health care bill in hopes of easing deep party divisions over the overhaul plan. But other conservatives expressed continued opposition and it remained uncertain that party...
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House Budget Committee Chair Diane Black, R-Tenn., right, joined at left by Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., and panel staff member Jim Bates, center, works on the Republican health care bill, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 17, 2017 - 3:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pulling in different directions, Republicans are striving to get traction for a health care overhaul in danger of being dragged down by intra-party differences. Some GOP governors weighed in Thursday evening in a letter to congressional leaders saying the House bill gives them...
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House Budget Committee Chair Diane Black, R-Tenn., right, joined at left by Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., and panel staff member Jim Bates, center, works on the Republican health care bill, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 17, 2017 - 3:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are pulling in different directions as they strive to get traction for a health care overhaul that's in danger of being dragged down by differences within their own party. Some GOP governors weighed in Thursday evening in a letter to congressional leaders saying the...
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President Donald Trump walks to his motorcade after a "Friends of Ireland" luncheon on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, March 16, 2017. Walking with the president from left, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 16, 2017 - 5:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican legislation to overhaul the health care law (all times EDT): 5:45 p.m. Rank-and-file Republicans want tax credits in their party's troubled health care overhaul to become more focused on lower earners. The GOP-run House Budget Committee voted Thursday...
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Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., left, and Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., arrive at the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March, 15, 2017, for a vote to confirm former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats as director of national intelligence. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 15, 2017 - 11:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says more than 12 million people have signed up for coverage this year under former President Barack Obama's health care law, even as the Republican-led Congress debates its repeal. The official national figure of 12.2 million does not include an additional 765,000...
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March 15, 2017 - 9:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is stressing that President Donald Trump had a hand in writing the beleaguered health care overhaul that Republican leaders hope to push through his chamber next week. The Wisconsin Republican says there is room for "improvements and refinements." But he...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks on the telephone with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. In the background is a portrait of former President Andrew Jackson which Trump had installed in the first few days of his administration. Jon Meacham, who wrote a 2008 biography of Jackson titled "American Lion,” said Trump has echoed Jackson's outsider message to rural America by pledging to be a voice for "forgotten men and women." But he says it's "not the cleanest analogy." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
March 15, 2017 - 5:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking a break from trying to sell the embattled Republican health care bill, President Donald Trump is hitting the road to pay homage to a predecessor and take his first step toward rolling back Obama-era fuel efficiency standards. The president heads to Michigan Wednesday, where...
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White House Press secretary Sean Spicer speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 14, 2017 - 3:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 3:55 p.m. The federal agency that oversees health insurance programs for tens of millions of American consumers has a new leader. Vice President Mike Pence has sworn in Seema Verma as administrator of the Centers for Medicare...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2017 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. uses charts and graphs to make his case for the GOP's long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans pushing a plan to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law are bracing for a Congressional Budget Office analysis widely expected to conclude that fewer Americans will have health coverage under the proposal, despite President Donald Trump's promise of "insurance for everybody." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 14, 2017 - 3:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of GOP health care legislation got fresh ammunition from a report that estimates the bill would increase the ranks of the uninsured by 14 million people next year alone, and 24 million over a decade. The findings from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office could make...
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Human and Human Services Secretary Tom Price listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 13, 2017 - 6:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House GOP health care bill (all times EDT): 5:50 p.m. The Congressional Black Caucus is calling the Republican health care plan a "disaster" after the release of the Congressional Budget Office's report. The CBO says 14 million Americans would lose coverage next...
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