Health care reform

President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he walks with Vice President Mike Pence as he departs Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Trump urged House Republicans Thursday to approve a near $1.5 trillion tax overhaul as the party prepared to drive the measure through the House. Across the Capitol, Democrats pointed to new numbers showing the Senate version of the plan would boost taxes on lower and middle-income Americans. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 18, 2017 - 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House. Want to toast the anticipated tax win with...
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Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, joins Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., left, and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to talk about work on overhauling the nation's tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 14, 2017 - 11:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are intent on scrapping the Affordable Care Act's requirement that Americans get health insurance, targeting a repeal of the individual mandate to help finance deep tax cuts in their tax overhaul. Sen. Orrin Hatch, chairman of the Finance Committee, confirmed...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, calls for a short recess to consider his manager's amendment, to the objections of Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., right, the ranking member, as the GOP tax bill debate enters a final day, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 13, 2017 - 10:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday barged into congressional Republicans' carefully calibrated work on revamping the nation's tax code, calling for a steeper tax cut for wealthy Americans and pressing to add a contentious health care change to the mix. In a tweet, Trump commended...
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President Donald Trump holds an example of what a new tax form may look like during a meeting on tax policy with Republican lawmakers in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, in Washington, with House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, right. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 03, 2017 - 2:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pressuring Republicans to repeal a health care law penalty in their tax rewrite, a step the House's top tax writer indicated is politically problematic. Rep. Kevin Brady, chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, said Friday the president had spoken to...
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October 31, 2017 - 12:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at Democrats in a new TV ad that incorrectly blames Democratic leaders for blocking efforts to overhaul the nation's health care system. The new ad, set to begin running on cable stations nationwide on Tuesday, seizes on "skyrocketing" insurance...
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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Defense Secretary James Mattis, speak to members of the media after their meeting Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
October 23, 2017 - 11:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain, a former Navy pilot and prisoner of war during Vietnam, issued a veiled criticism of President Donald Trump's medical deferments that kept him from serving in the U.S. military during the conflict. In an interview with C-SPAN that aired Sunday, the six...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens to remarks during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. McConnell said Sunday, Oct. 22, he’s willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he supports it. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
October 22, 2017 - 2:47 pm
STERLING, Va. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he supports it. A proposal by two senators - Republican Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Democrat Patty Murray of...
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President Donald Trump speaks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in the Rose Garden at the White House, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 16, 2017 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 3:30 p.m. Three of the Senate's red-state Democrats are heading to the home of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Monday night as part of the administration's efforts to reach out to moderate lawmakers. Democratic aides say Sens...
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President Donald Trump waves after signing an executive order on health care in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 12, 2017 - 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated over setbacks in Congress, President Donald Trump wielded his rule-making power Thursday to launch an end run that might get him closer to his goal of repealing and replacing "Obamacare." Whether Trump's executive order will be the play that breaks through isn't clear...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a Hispanic Heritage Month event in the East Room of the White House, in Washington. The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states, a unilateral move that follows failed efforts by Congress to overhaul the health care system. A senior administration official said Sunday, Oct. 8, that Trump was expected to sign the executive order next week. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
October 08, 2017 - 7:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states, a unilateral move that follows failed efforts by Congress to overhaul the health care system...
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