Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

In this Oct. 13, 2017, filephoto, President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 18, 2018 - 11:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For all his errant swings at the facts, President Donald Trump sometimes gets it just right. "There's been no first year like this," he told a Florida rally last month. Were truer words ever spoken? This Department of Corrections has certainly never seen a first year like this...
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In this Feb. 28, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump, flanked by Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., gestures on Capitol Hill, before his address to a joint session of Congress. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 17, 2018 - 7:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — For all his errant swings at the facts, President Donald Trump sometimes gets it just right. "There's been no first year like this," he told a Florida rally last month. Were truer words ever spoken? This Department of Corrections has certainly never seen a first year like this...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2017, file photo, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., center, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats say they’re shifting to offense on health care, emboldened by successes in defending the Affordable Care Act. They say their ultimate goal is a government guarantee of affordable coverage for all. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 08, 2018 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are shifting to offense on health care, emboldened by successes in defending the Affordable Care Act. They say their ultimate goal is a government guarantee of affordable coverage for all. With Republicans unable to agree on their vision, Democrats are debating ideas...
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January 03, 2018 - 5:45 pm
Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 1 The Washington Post on a way states can keep elements of the Affordable Care Act system intact: Republicans have ripped a big hole in Obamacare. But there is a way to avoid chaos in the health-insurance markets on which...
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December 28, 2017 - 11:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 8.7 million people signed up for coverage next year under the Obama-era health care law, the government reported Thursday, as the program that President Donald Trump has repeatedly pronounced "a disaster" exceeded expectations. The final tally for the 39 HealthCare.gov...
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In this Oct. 12, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order on health care in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. An Associated Press analysis finds that Americans in states President Donald Trump carried account for more than 4 in 5 of those signed up for coverage under the health care law he still wants to take down. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 22, 2017 - 4:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans in states that Donald Trump carried in his march to the White House account for more than 4 in 5 of those signed up for coverage under the health care law the president still wants to take down. An Associated Press analysis of new figures from the government found that 7...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., discusses the GOP agenda for next year during an interview in his Capitol Hill office with The Associated Press, in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. McConnell is skeptical at best about revisiting the Senate's botched efforts to dismantle Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act despite one GOP lawmaker's insistence the health care law will be scrapped. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 21, 2017 - 6:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Senate Republican is skeptical at best about revisiting the Senate's botched efforts to dismantle Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act despite one GOP lawmaker's insistence the health care law will be scrapped. In an interview Thursday with The Associated Press, Majority...
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In this Oct. 18, 2017 photo, the Healthcare.gov website is seen on a computer screen in Washington. The government says about 8.8 million people have signed up for coverage next year under the Affordable Care Act. A deadline surge last week appears to account for the surprisingly strong numbers. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
December 21, 2017 - 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkably strong show of consumer demand, nearly 9 million people signed up for "Obamacare" next year, as government numbers out Thursday proved predictions of its collapse wrong yet again. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said more than 8.8 million people have...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, right, acknowledges President Donald Trump, as he speaks during a passage of the tax bill event on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
December 21, 2017 - 3:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — You wouldn't know it from President Donald Trump's rhetoric, but the tax overhaul coming into effect is heavily tilted to the rich. It also leaves "Obamacare" in place, despite his assertion that the tax plan repeals the health care law. Nothing about the plan provides the fuel to...
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President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 20, 2017 - 10:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has prematurely declared "Obamacare" dead and displayed a misunderstanding of where the money comes from to make the health law work. A look at his remarks Wednesday about the tax plan he will soon sign into law and its effect on President Barack Obama's...
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