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THE SENATE GOP have discontinued efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act for now. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Senate GOP kills health care bill, ending ACA repeal quest

NEW YORK - Senate Republicans gave up on their last-ditch proposal to repeal Obamacare Tuesday as opposition in their own ranks ended months of...
SEN. JOHN MCCAIN has said he will not support the Graham-Cassidy proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act, potentially dooming efforts by the GOP to repeal the health care bill before Sept 30. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

McCain to oppose ACA repeal, possibly dooming GOP effort

NEW YORK - Sen. John McCain said Friday he’ll vote against the GOP-only Affordable Care Act repeal proposal, becoming the second Republican to oppose...
TIME IS RUNNING OUT: It appears Senators will have to choose between trying to pass tax cuts or health care reform this year. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Republicans face tough choice: repeal Obamacare or cut taxes

NEW YORK - After the collapse of the Obamacare repeal, Republicans may have to choose between pursuing another health bill or pushing through a...
SENATE MAJORITY LEADER Mitch McConnell called a vote Tuesday to begin the process of repealing Obamacare again./ BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Senate GOP agrees to debate health plan with no votes to...

NEW YORK - Senate Republicans agreed to begin floor debate on health-care legislation, a hard-fought step amid uncertainty about exactly what plan senators will...

McConnell’s new Obamacare repeal lacks GOP votes to pass

NEW YORK - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s new proposal to simply repeal Obamacare appears to be dead less than 24 hours after he...
AS EFFORTS TO PASS the Better Care Act came to a halt, President Donald Trump took to criticizing Democrats and the Republicans who did not support the bill. Trump is now advocating for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act with the intention of replacing it all together. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/OLIVIER DOULIERY

Trump faults Democrats, some in GOP over health wreck

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump blamed Democrats in Congress - and a few Republicans - on Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s...
A CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE review of the newly revised health bill is expected Monday. A vote on the bill has been delayed due to the absence of Sen. John McCain who underwent unexpected surgery this week. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

GOP leaders brace for CBO estimate on revised health bill

NEW YORK - Senate Republicans anxiously awaiting a key analysis of their revised health bill have more time to wait, and debate on the controversial...
SENATE MAJORITY LEADER Mitch McConnell will take another run at an Obamacare repeal plan Thursday. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ AARON P BERNSTEIN

Revised health bill said to have $70B more for exchanges

Updated at 10:23 a.m. NEW YORK - Senate Republicans’ revised proposal to replace Obamacare would provide an added $70 billion to stabilize insurance exchanges over...
SENATE MAJORITY LEADER Mitch McConnell is delaying the Senate recess by two weeks in an attempt to revise legislation to replace Obamacare. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ ANDREW HARRER

Senate delays August recess amid unfinished health care plan

NEW YORK - Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he’s delaying the Senate’s August recess by two weeks after divided lawmakers have been unable to...
SENATE MAJORITY LEADER, Mitch McConnell put off a vote on the Republicans’ health care bill until after the July 4 recess. /bloomberg file photo/ AARON P. BERNSTEIN

GOP leaders delay health bill vote until after July 4 recess

NEW YORK - Senate leaders put off a vote on Republicans’ health care bill until after the July 4 recess amid growing opposition from...
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