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House Republicans passed a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare

House Republicans passed a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare

House Republicans just passed their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, a plan that reduces taxes but puts millions at risk of losing their health insurance, including people with preexisting conditions, older Americans, and the poor. The vote on Thursday was close — 217 in favor of the bill and 213 against — and split […]

How Obama Can Fix Health Care

HEALTH care drained the federal budget of more than $1 trillion this year. That includes direct health care programs like Medicare, plus insurance for federal employees and the cost of excluding employer health-care contributions from workers’ taxable incomes. If present trends continue, in 10 years the number will almost double. President-elect Barack Obama has proposed […]