Top Republicans Press Healthcare Law Repeal Effort

John Boehner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The two top Republicans in Congress vowed on Sunday to push ahead with efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's healthcare law despite the Supreme Court upholding it, but the White House said it is time to stop fighting and start implementing it.

  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests
    The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • US medicine spending shows rare dip
    Total U.S. spending on prescription medicines declined last year, a first in more than half a century. The dip was 1 percent, to $325.8 billion — a 3.5 percent drop after accounting for population growth and economic expansion, according to the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. More
  • Top senator sees both parties blamed if no health compromise
    By late September, insurers must decide whether they will sell policies in the government's ... over the GOP repeal drive. And Republicans are split: While Trump and conservatives want the GOP to revive a full-fledged drive to erase the law, Senate ...
    09/6/2017 - 4:32 am | View Link
  • How Republicans can hobble Obamacare even without repeal
    The Republicans' failure to repeal Obamacare, at least for now, means it remains federal law ... healthcare. Providers such as Dr. Richard Gilfillan, chief executive of Trinity Healthcare, a $15.9 billion Catholic health system, say they will press ...
    03/25/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Republicans’ Obamacare repeal plan would cut taxes for wealthy | Top Trump adviser faces rare hearing
    House Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would cut ... % investment tax on the wealthy that Democrats had used to finance the health-care law, Politico reports. It would also kill a 0.9% surcharge on wages above $250,000.
    03/6/2017 - 7:55 pm | View Link
  • US House Republicans unveil Bill to repeal Obamacare
    WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Republicans in the US House of Representatives unveiled long-awaited legislation on Monday (March 6) to repeal much of the Obamacare healthcare law, including its expansion of the Medicaid program for the poor. President Donald Trump ...
    03/6/2017 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Republicans will fail in Obamacare repeal bid: top Senate Democrat
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate predicted on Monday that Republicans would fall short of their stated goal of repealing former Democratic President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. "The odds are very high we will keep ACA ...
    02/27/2017 - 6:47 am | View Link
  • More
  • Politics and Government
    Get the latest news, commentary, and video for political events, politics, and the government.
    09/18/2017 - 1:43 am | View Website
  • Health News | Latest Medical, Nutrition, Fitness News ...
    Get the latest health news, diet & fitness information, medical research, health care trends and health issues that affect you and your family on
    09/16/2017 - 6:49 pm | View Website
  • Healthcare: Latest News, Top Stories & Analysis
    Latest news, headlines, analysis, photos and videos on Healthcare
    09/14/2017 - 1:04 am | View Website
  • As Trump steams, Senate Republicans consider new repeal ...
    Senate Republicans’ party-line attempts to repeal Obamacare aren’t dead just yet — at least not if President Donald Trump has anything to say about ...
    07/29/2017 - 3:00 pm | View Website
  • Healthcare Repeal Failed. Here's What's Next for the ...
    After Senate Republicans came up short in their quest to scrap Obamacare, their goals of tax reform and infrastructure seemed shaky at best.
    07/28/2017 - 3:52 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Politics News