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Obamacare, Medicare, Medicare For All

Obamacare, Medicare & ‘Medicare For All’ Muddy Campaign Trail

The health care debate has Democrats on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail facing renewed pressure to make clear where they stand.

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Clean Repeal, Skinny Repeal: It All Came to Nothing

How often do we get to see elected officials voting on Nothing? That’s what it came to in Congress the other day. The U.S. Senate could not muster the votes to even discuss “repealing and replacing” the Affordable Care Act.

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UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 13: Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, left, and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., talk as Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf testifies to the House-Senate budget conference committee on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Senators’ Dueling Web Shoutouts Echo Nation’s Partisan Divide On Obamacare

Politically, Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Mark Warner, D-Va., are not all that far apart. Both are moderates who rejected proposed cuts in Medicaid funds.

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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 09:  Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) speaks as Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton listens during the town hall debate at Washington University on October 9, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri. This is the second of three presidential debates scheduled prior to the November 8th election.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Trump’s claim on health costs depends what you mean by ‘cost’

Health care finally came up as an issue in the second presidential debate in St. Louis Sunday night. But the discussion may have confused more than clarified the issue for many voters.

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Can Clinton save Obamacare from mounting problems?

Next year’s health insurance sign-up season starts a week before the Nov. 8 election, and the previews have been brutal.

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GOP budget drops Medicare overhaul

By Andrew Taylor WASHINGTON — House and Senate GOP negotiators neared agreement Monday on a budget blueprint that would enable Republicans controlling Congress to more easily target President Barack Obama’s signature health care law while delivering an almost $40 billion budget boost to the Pentagon. The emerging plan relies on deep cuts to domestic agency […]

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