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House leaders and key conservative members have signaled a willingness to take up the measure if it passes the Senate, but its path through the lower chamber might not be completely smooth.
The lawmakers are putting pressure on their moderate Republican colleagues to take a stand against the Graham-Cassidy bill. They also held the Senate floor for a four-hour talk-a-thon on Monday night.
That could make it difficult for some Republicans to throw support behind the bill, but it will also allow lawmakers to avoid any damaging headlines until after the vote. The Congressional Budget Office’s “preliminary assessment” is expected next week.
Passing the latest repeal-and-replace bill may all come down to old friendships. Meanwhile a look at how this all came about, and how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has been put into a strange position of supporting work created outside his leadership team.
Despite growing support for the Cassidy-Graham Bill, there are two senators likely to oppose the measure. One more would halt the latest proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
The measure from Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) includes deeper spending cuts and covers fewer people than the bill in July.
Media outlets report on news from Texas, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Virginia and Ohio.
Fifty-three percent of Republican respondents in a new poll classify the issue as extremely important while another 26 percent said it should be a “very important priority.” Meanwhile, The Washington Post uses state-level data to examine how the Affordable Care Act has affected uninsured rates.
Funding will be reduced by as much as 92 percent to the organizations designed to help people enroll in coverage through the Affordable Care Act. And many of the places that will be hit the hardest are in deep red territory.
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, Ohio, Georgia, Louisiana, New Jersey and Tennessee.
Media outlets take a look at the ins and outs of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ new “Medicare for all” plan.
Sixteen Democratic senators support Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) as he releases the new bill, throwing their weight behind an idea that’s gaining traction with progressive voters.
As the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee races to find bipartisan fixes to stabilize the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, two groups of senators release controversial health care bills designed to replace the current system in very different ways. It’s unlikely either will pass, but those continued efforts shine a light on how difficult it will be to get lawmakers to agree on a solution.
The Census Bureau says there were no statistically significant year-over-year changes for any other kinds of health insurance. Media outlets break down what the numbers mean in the states as well.
“I’m talking about going to Friday night football games,” says Sharon Barker, a certified navigator, who thinks small local efforts are going to be needed since they won’t be able to rely on national TV ads. Meanwhile, Democrats are asking President Donald Trump to rethink the decision to cut the funding for the program.
The measure is forcing Democrats to take a stand on the issue, which has become popular with progressive voters but may be politically risky with others.
Census Bureau reports that 28.1 million people in the country were without insurance in 2016, down from 29 million the year before.
President Donald Trump tweets: “Republicans, sorry, but I’ve been hearing about Repeal & Replace for 7 years, didn’t happen!” Meanwhile, a closer look at the deteriorating relationship between the president and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.).
“Our goal is to ensure that consumers have adequate time to shop for and enroll in the health plan that is best for their family,” Donna Frescatore, executive director of New York State of Health, says. In other news, Covered California announces premium increases for its small-business exchange.
Despite support from President Donald Trump, the bill by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) isn’t getting a warm welcome from colleagues on the Hill.