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After Promising ‘Repeal’ For 7 Years and Failing, The GOP Is Worried About Facing Its Own Voters

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“When something has been committed to and it doesn’t happen and then it doesn’t happen again, I think it’s self-evident it isn’t a good thing,” said Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) who’s retiring rather than seek a third term next year. Meanwhile, the Democrats are going to seize their chance to turn the tables on the Republicans who have been hammering them for years on health care.

Lawmakers ‘On The Verge’ Of Striking Bipartisan Deal To Stabilize Marketplaces, Schumer Vows

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Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), the chairman and ranking member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, resume bipartisan talks that had been shucked to the side as the Graham-Cassidy bill gained traction. But they’re remaining more cautious than Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) in any promises they’re making.

Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ Repeal And Replace Is Dead. What Now?

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In this episode of “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Paige Winfield Cunningham of The Washington Post discuss what happens now that Republicans have officially failed in their latest effort to overhaul Obamacare. Plus an interview with Bruce Lesley of First Focus about the fate of the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

In Face Of Skepticism, Republicans Vows Repeal Will Happen By 2019

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Meanwhile, President Donald Trump remains optimistic that there will be movement in the next few months. “[In] the meantime, I have that little period of time, I’ll negotiate with the Democrats if we can come up with a fantastic health care bill, that’s okay with me. Good for both parties. Bipartisan,” the president says.

After Months Of Hand-Wringing, Insurers’ Deadline To Lock Into Marketplace Passes Without Dramatics

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But the final decisions of some insurers hadn’t been disclosed as of Wednesday evening, so there is still a risk that companies might make 11th-hour pullbacks. Meanwhile, Stat offers a guide to the upcoming enrollment season, Democrats call for an investigation into the administration’s decision to shut down healthcare.gov on Sundays for maintenance and more.

More Than 90 Percent Of Those In New Orleans Have Health Insurance

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The data comes from the Census Bureau, which has been looking at income, poverty and health insurance coverage in the United States in 2016. Meanwhile, another study looks at what people are paying for health care costs across the country.