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If McConnell Thinks Democrats Are Deliberately Delaying Process, He Could Go Nuclear

KHN Morning Briefing

The Senate majority leader has the option to cut off dilly-dallying if he deems it necessary, but it would be creating a new precedent for how the Senate operates. Republican leaders are also sending signals that they could use a rule to go around the parliamentarian’s ruling on the legislation.

State Officials Scramble To Woo Insurers Back Into ACA Marketplaces

KHN Morning Briefing

In Washington state, an insurer that was going to pull out of the exchanges reversed course after “repeated discussions” with state officials. And in Iowa, a company that had been considering leaving the individual marketplace announced it will stay in it.

Firebrand Ted Cruz Finding Shades Of Gray In Previously Black-And-White Health Debate

KHN Morning Briefing

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has emerged as a central figure in Republicans’ health law efforts and is cautiously embracing a one-time foreign word: compromise. In other news, conservatives have thrown up some red flags on changes to the American Health Care Act, staff departures uproot the Senate’s ambitious agenda, health care groups that have been shut out of the process take their message directly to the American people, and more.