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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. leaves the White House in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017, after meeting with President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 24, 2017 - 2:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans' long-promised effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" was in serious trouble Friday ahead of a do-or-die vote demanded by President Donald Trump. Short of support, Speaker Paul Ryan met with Trump at the White House to discuss how to go forward. The outcome was...
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Graphic shows estimated tax changes under Republican health bill; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;
March 24, 2017 - 1:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The rich and the almost rich would make out well under the House Republican bill to dismantle Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. The old and the poor, not so much. The measure would repeal major parts of Obama's health law, capping future funding for Medicaid and cutting tax...
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House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., one of the stewards of the Republican health care legislation, speaks with reporters outside the House Rules Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017, where the final wording of the bill was completed before going to the floor for debate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 24, 2017 - 11:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans muscled their capstone health care overhaul past an initial barrier and toward a climactic roll call Friday, plunging ahead despite uncertainty over whether they had the votes to prevail in what loomed as a monumental gamble for President Donald Trump and his GOP...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017, as a showdown is set for a vote on the Republican health care overhaul after President Donald Trump made clear he is finished negotiating with GOP holdouts. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 24, 2017 - 9:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House steered toward a climactic vote Friday on the Republican health care overhaul, plunging ahead despite deep uncertainty over whether they had the votes to prevail in what loomed as a monumental gamble for President Donald Trump and his GOP allies in Congress. Debate began...
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President Donald Trump meets with truckers and industry CEOs regarding healthcare, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 24, 2017 - 8:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an effort in Congress to pass a health care bill (all times local): 8:40 a.m. President Donald Trump is telling lawmakers who oppose abortion that a vote against the health care bill would favor Planned Parenthood. The president tweeted Friday, "the irony is that the...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. left, and director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney arrive for a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 24, 2017 - 8:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress (all times local): 7:50 a.m. White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney says he has "a lot of confidence" in President Donald Trump's ability to salvage a congressional Republican health care plan, but warns that Trump "also wants to move on" if the deal...
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Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney, right, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, depart after a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 24, 2017 - 5:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a gamble with monumental political stakes, Republicans set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul after President Donald Trump claimed he was finished negotiating with GOP holdouts and determined to pursue the rest of his agenda, win or lose. House...
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Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney, right, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, depart after a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 24, 2017 - 3:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a gamble with monumental political stakes, Republicans set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul after President Donald Trump claimed he was finished negotiating with GOP holdouts and determined to pursue the rest of his agenda, win or lose. House...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., departs after speaking to the media after a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 23, 2017 - 11:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails. The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to GOP...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., departs after speaking to the media after a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 23, 2017 - 10:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails. The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to GOP...
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