• Senate Republicans tie tax plan to repeal of key Obamacare mandate

    9 days ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Senate Republicans on Tuesday linked repealing a key component of Obamacare to their ambitious tax-cut plan, raising new political risks and uncertainties for the tax measure that financial markets have been monitoring closely for months.
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  • GOP Targets ObamaCare in New Tax Plan

    GOP Targets ObamaCare in New Tax Plan

    9 days ago - By Newser

    After failing to do away with the Affordable Care Act earlier this year, Republicans will now try to kill two birds with one stone by adding a partial ObamaCare repeal to their tax package, the Wall Street Journal reports. Sen. Mitch McConnell says getting rid of the ACA's mandate that...
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  • The GOP's High-Risk Move to Whack Obamacare in Its Tax Bill

    9 days ago - By The Atlantic

    Updated on November 14 at 5:09 p.m. ET Republicans are taking another run at the Affordable Care Act as part of their overhaul of the tax code. Bowing to pressure from President Trump, Senate leaders announced on Tuesday afternoon that they would add the repeal of Obamacare's individual insurance mandate to the far-reaching tax bill they unveiled last week. It's a high-risk, high-reward maneuver for the GOP, which has struck out in its previous attempts to dismantle the health law. If successful, the move could be a two-for-the-price-of-one policy victory for a party desperate to energize...
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  • Senate Republicans tie tax plan to repeal of Obamacare mandate

    9 days ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and fellow Senate Republicans said on Tuesday their tax-cut plan likely will be amended to include a repeal of an Obamacare rule disliked by conservatives that requires Americans to have health insurance coverage or pay a penalty.
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  • Tax reform or health care reform? Senators include repeal of key Obamacare mandate in tax bill

    Tax reform or health care reform? Senators include repeal of key Obamacare mandate in tax bill

    10 days ago - By Think Progress

    Sen. John Thune told reporters Tuesday that Senators will try to repeal a key component of the Affordable Care Act , with some members looking to the tax reform bill as a vehicle. The move to repeal the individual mandate as part of the Senate legislation is projected to result in 13 million uninsured, according to the Congressional Budget Office. It's also a critical provision for keeping the ACA marketplace stable.
    The Senate Finance Committee - which is overseeing the tax bill - decided to repeal the mandate in their tax package during a closed-door party lunch on Tuesday, according to...
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  • Senate Headed Toward Including Obamacare Mandate Repeal In Tax Bill

    Senate Headed Toward Including Obamacare Mandate Repeal In Tax Bill

    10 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    Are Republicans shooting themselves in the foot again?
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  • Senate Republicans will try to repeal a core piece of Obamacare in their massive tax bill

    Senate Republicans will try to repeal a core piece of Obamacare in their massive tax bill

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Senate Republicans are set to include the repeal of a key part of Obamacare in their tax bill to raise revenue.
    The idea has the support of top Republican senators and President Donald Trump.
    It could prompt opposition from moderate GOP senators since it could lead to 13 million more people going without health insurance.
    Even as Republicans embark on their attempt to overhaul the federal tax code, the fight over the future of the Affordable Care Act is again coming to the forefront.
    Senate Republican leaders on Tuesday said the massive tax bill in the chamber would include the repeal of a...
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