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Capitol Report: Here’s what happens if Obamacare mandate is repealed, as Senate is considering

The Senate’s tax bill appears likely to include a repeal of Obamcare’s individual insurance mandate, reflecting increased prodding from President Donald Trump and injecting a major GOP policy goal into an already-complicated tax overhaul......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2017

Capitol Report: Here’s what happens if Obamacare mandate is repealed, as the Senate’s tax bill would do

The Senate’s revised tax bill includes a repeal of Obamacare’s individual insurance mandate, reflecting increased prodding from President Donald Trump and injecting a major GOP policy goal into an already-complicated tax overhaul......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2017

Capitol Report: Here are the major changes to the Senate’s tax bill

The Senate Finance Committee unveiled major changes to its tax legislation late Tuesday, including a repeal of the Obamacare individual mandate and beefing up the child tax credit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2017

Capitol Report: Obamacare mandate repeal may not be blow supporters fear | Mueller interviews with White House officials coming up

Obamacare mandate repeal may not be the devastating blow its supporters fear; Mueller interviews with White House officials are coming up; Steve Bannon’s new group; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 20th, 2017

Senate Republicans strongly consider adding Obamacare mandate repeal to tax bill: report

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Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2017

Capitol Report: House passage of Obamacare repeal wouldn’t be slam dunk | Clinton urges government workers not to quit

Passage of Graham-Cassidy in the House isn’t a slam dunk even if the Senate OKs it; Hillary Clinton urges government workers not to quit; two tax breaks Republicans are eyeing to pay for an overhaul; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 19th, 2017

Capitol Report: Obamacare repeal effort picks up steam as McCain signals he’s a ‘yes’

Senate Republicans have only until the end of the month to repeal Obamacare under a special legislative process, and there were new signs Monday that the GOP is getting closer to the magic number of votes......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2017

Capitol Report: McConnell blames Democrats after health-care loss | House approves border-wall money

Senate Majority Leader McConnell blames Democrats after health-care loss; House approves border-wall funding; Trump tweets ‘let Obamacare implode’ after health bill fails; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 28th, 2017

Capitol Report: ‘Skinny’ repeal of Obamacare fails to pass in late-night Senate vote

In a final vote that tallied 49 for and 51 against, Senate GOP leaders failed in their bid to push through a slimmed-down bill aimed at repealing parts of the Affordable Care Act......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 28th, 2017

Capitol Report: Senate Republicans have no votes to spare on health bill | Trump crafting plan to cut legal immigration

Senate Republicans have no votes to spare on Obamacare replacement; President Trump works with conservatives to curb legal immigration; Bernie Sanders won’t take a 2020 presidential run off the table; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 13th, 2017

Capitol Report: Senate Republican support for Obamacare repeal wavers | White House shows no sign of reopening climate talks

At least a half-dozen Republican Senators express reservations about health-care bill; Foreign allies and U.S. officials are uncertain about the White House plans to move forward on climate policy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 22nd, 2017

Capitol Report: Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein warns about anonymous sources | Senate likely to miss its Obamacare repeal deadline

Senate likely to miss Obamacare repeal deadline; Trump transition team ordered to preserve Russia files; Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein issues warning about anonymous sources; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 16th, 2017

Capitol Report: Senate likely to miss its Obamacare repeal deadline | Trump transition team ordered to save Russia-related files

Senate likely to miss Obamacare repeal deadline; Trump transition team ordered to preserve Russia files; Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein issues warning about anonymous sources; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 16th, 2017

Capitol Report: Here’s what the Senate’s Obamacare replacement could look like

Senate Republicans are moving ahead with their plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act but staring down a quickly approaching target vote date, as President Donald Trump ramps up pressure to replace his predecessor’s health-care law......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2017

Capitol Report: What Sessions is likely to say in his Senate hearing | Trump to discuss Obamacare replacement with lawmakers

What Attorney General Jeff Sessions is likely to tell senators on Tuesday; President Donald Trump to discuss Obamacare replacement with lawmakers; Russian hackers’ attack on the U.S. electoral system more widespread than publicly revealed; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2017

Capitol Report: Trump gives Priebus July 4 deadline to clean up White House, report says | Bharara says Trump calls made him uncomfortable

Trump gives Priebus a July 4 deadline to shake up the White House; Bharara says Trump calls made him uncomfortable; Senate Republicans see path for Obamacare repeal; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2017

Capitol Report: Comey didn’t seek dinner with Trump, officials say | Trump finalizing balanced-budget plan

Comey didn’t seek dinner with Trump; White House is finalizing balanced-budget plan; how tax credits could help Obamacare repeal in Senate; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 12th, 2017

Capitol Report: Here’s the path the health bill could take in the Senate

Hang on tight, health-care watchers: now that the Republicans’ bill has passed the House, the GOP’s effort to repeal and replace Obamacare faces fresh hurdles in the Senate as lawmakers there plan to write their own version on their own time......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 5th, 2017

Capitol Report: Democrats open to replacing (not repealing) Obamacare | Trump team backs off request for climate scientist names

Some Senate Democrats say they’re open to replacing Obamacare; President-elect Donald Trump’s team backs off a request for the names of climate scientists; government workers among victims of the Yahoo breach; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 15th, 2016

Capitol Report: Why Obamacare is in political purgatory

The only way Obamacare will survive mostly intact is if Democrats seize control of the House and Senate in the 2016 elections or a sudden rise in public support causes conservative opposition to melt away. Neither is likely......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 25th, 2016

Ending Obamacare"s Individual Mandate Would All but Kill an Already Compromised Law

Senate Republicans move to include the repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate in its tax reform bill......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 19th, 2017