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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...

Five Questions With: James E. Purcell

James E. Purcell is the former CEO of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. He is also an attorney and operates a...
THE SENATE GOP appears to be nearing a plan to pass a "skinny repeal" of the Affordable Care Act. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

GOP pledge to torch Obamacare veers toward bare-bones repeal

NEW YORK - Senate Republicans who have promised to demolish Obamacare are swerving toward a bare-bones approach that might eliminate just a few pieces...
THE GOP WILL VOTE on several options to reform health care. The GOP's most comprehensive health bill overhaul failed to pass in a late night senate session on Tuesday by a significant margin. The Senate also voted against a full repeal. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Obamacare repeal fails early in Senate’s health care debate

NEW YORK - The Senate rejected a simple repeal of Obamacare on Wednesday, still in the early stages of an unpredictable floor debate on...
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...
GOP LAWMAKERS ARE STILL UNSURE of which health care proposal they’ll ask members to vote on this week. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Senate GOP still not sure which health care plan they’ll push

NEW YORK - Senate Republican leaders must decide which health care proposal they’ll ask members to vote on this week, in what has become...
THE MOST RECENT ITERATION of the GOP's proposed health bill would increase the number of uninsured by 22 million over a decade according to the Congressional Budget Office. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOT/ANDREW HARRER

Senate’s latest health bill boosts uninsured by 22 million

NEW YORK - The latest plan by Senate Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare would increase the number of uninsured Americans by 22 million...

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...

These three trends are eating up the American retirement dream

NEW YORK - With informed discussion, creative thinking, and timely legislative action, Social Security can continue to protect future generations. That boilerplate language has been...

McConnell taking a risk with talk of bipartisan health care bill

NEW YORK - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is taking a risk by calling for a bipartisan health care plan if the Republican-only bill...

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