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  • Tales from patients who stand to lose a lot from GOP health bill
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has decided to postpone a vote on Republicans' legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, after concluding he does not have the votes to pass the bill this week before the chamber goes on recess for the Fourth of July holiday. Several large patient and hospital groups, including AARP and the American Medical Association, have expressed skepticism about the draft legislation when it was released last week in the Senate and ramped up their opposition to the bill after the Congressional Budget Office presented its formal analysis on Monday. The CBO report estimates that over the next 10 years, 22 million Americans would end up uninsured under the Senate plan as compared to trajectories under current law. The difference was largely a result of deep cuts to Medicaid within the proposal, as well as smaller subsidies in the form of tax credits to help people purchase insurance on the individual...
  • Vote on Senate health care bill delayed amid lack of support
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the call.
  • Former Trump campaign chair registers as foreign agent for past work for Ukraine
    Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort's activities are part of Russia probe.

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CNN Politics

  • Trump has never been a big details guy
    There's a fascinating window into how Donald Trump conceives of the presidency in a New York Times piece out this morning that details the meeting to talk health care between the president and Republican senators at the White House on Tuesday.
  • GOP senators look to lower temperature on health care; ask to end attacks against Heller
    After Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced he would postpone a vote on a bill to repeal Obamacare, a group of stunned Republican lawmakers went to the White House Tuesday afternoon to air their grievances -- and chart a path forward -- with President Donald Trump.
  • Senate health care plan: What happens now?
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday delayed a vote on the Senate health care bill until after the July 4 recess, giving his caucus more time to negotiate changes to the proposal but leaving the GOP campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare in limbo.