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GOP nears chance to undo Obamacare — but without a plan to prevent chaos or electoral disaster

Republicans are nearing an opportunity to undo Obamacare that could wreak unprecedented disruption on healthcare markets and expose the party to tremendous political risk in the 2020 elections. A Republican-led lawsuit against Obamacare working its way through the courts could leave at least 20 million people uninsured and expose sick patients to higher costs. Meanwhile,… Read More »

As Shutdown Drags On, Worries Emerge About Spikes In Obamacare Premiums

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, right, speaks to members of the media while Donald Trump, left, listens following a Senate Republicans policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington,  Jan. 9, 2019.   (Photo: Al Drago/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP The government shutdown has raised worries some Americans… Read More »

Federal judge in Texas strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional

The HealthCare.gov 2019 web site home page as seen in Oct. 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) A federal judge in Texas has issued a ruling declaring that Obamacare is unconstitutional, creating an not only uncertainty about health care coverage for millions of Americans, but also a likely battle in the U.S. Supreme Court. Friday’s decision… Read More »