Government-funded health insurance

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, listens to the committee's ranking member, Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, as the committee began markup of the long-awaited plan by Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 09, 2017 - 8:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans scored a pre-dawn triumph Thursday in their effort to scuttle former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, but it masked deeper problems as hospitals, doctors and consumer groups mounted intensifying opposition to the GOP health care drive. After nearly...
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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., left, joined by Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., holds up a copy of the original Affordable Care Act bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, as the GOP leadership talks about its work on the long-awaited Republican plan to repeal and replace "Obamacare." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 08, 2017 - 6:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the health care debate as Congress begins work on a GOP-drafted overhaul (all times EST): 6:40 p.m. A group of conservative leaders say after a meeting with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence that the administration is willing to make changes to the...
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March 08, 2017 - 4:37 am
WOMEN'S DAY Women's March organizers call for 'A Day Without a Woman' PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers of January's Women's March are calling for women to take the day off and encouraging them not to spend money to show their economic strength and impact on American society. Today's "A Day Without a...
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March 08, 2017 - 12:46 am
CHINA-POLITICS-KOREAS TENSION China says NKorea could suspend nukes for halt in US drills BEIJING (AP) — China has proposed that North Korea could suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for a halt in joint military drills conducted by the U.S. and South Korea. Foreign Minister Wang...
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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. speaks about health care, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 07, 2017 - 8:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful conservative backlash threatened to sink the new Republican health care bill Tuesday less than 24 hours after its launch, even as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders began trying to sell the legislation as the long-promised GOP cure for "Obamacare." "We're...
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March 07, 2017 - 6:56 pm
BUS-TRAIN CRASH-MISSISSIPPI Deaths toll increases to 4 in train-bus crash BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A fourth person has died after a freight train hit a tour bus in Biloxi, Mississippi. Fire Chief Joe Boney says three people died before they could be taken to hospitals, while a fourth person died after...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, right, and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., wrap up a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, as House Republicans introduce their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 07, 2017 - 1:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his top health official praised the new House Republican health care legislation Tuesday, even as surging conservative opposition complicated party leaders' drive to sell the proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers and the public. Trump's morning tweet...
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White House Press secretary Sean Spicer walks out of the West Wing of the White House in Washington to speak with members of the media, Monday, March 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 07, 2017 - 12:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on new Republican legislation to replace the health care law (all times local): 12:50 p.m. White House spokesman Sean Spicer says the president is "absolutely committed" to the new House Republican health care legislation, as several conservative groups line up in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2017 file photo, the Capitol is seen at sunup in Washington. House Republicans on March 6, released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama's health care law, a package that would scale back the government's role in health care and likely leave more Americans uninsured. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 07, 2017 - 10:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on new Republican legislation to replace the health care law (all times local): 10:35 a.m. One Republican senator is already rallying opposition to the House GOP's new plan to replace President Barack Obama's health law. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky calls the plan "...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2017 file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republican leaders embarked on an ambitious plan Tuesday to try to sell their new health care proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers and the public, absent specifics on costs or how many Americans will be covered. Pelosi said Tuesday, March 7, 2017, that Republicans are underestimating the high costs of health care for people living with pre-existing medical conditions. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 07, 2017 - 10:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his administration's top health official praised the new House Republican health care legislation Tuesday as the GOP embarked on a drive to sell the proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers and the public. Trump's morning tweet lauding "our wonderful new...
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