Scenes from Capitol Hill Tuesday as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s effort to pass a health care bill this week crumbled.
The Senate health bill to repeal Obamacare hews closely to the electoral calendar, delaying much of the pain until after Republicans face re-election in Congress, statehouses and the White House.
The much anticipated score by the nonpartisan agency could make it more difficult for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to round up the 50 votes he needs to pass his plan to replace Obamacare.
The Republicans’ penalty would affect people buying insurance who had a lapse in coverage of more than 63 days over a year.
Assembly leader says lawmakers must focus on stopping the ‘real and immediate threat’ posed by Republican health care legislation in Washington D.C.
Political leaders, medical providers and consumer advocates say the Senate bill, like its counterpart in the House, could put health care out of reach for millions of Golden State residents.
The survey also found public support for program changes that would place work requirements on beneficiaries and make drug testing a condition of enrollment.
Experts say the loopholes would allow states to bypass some protections for people with preexisting conditions.
The latest Republican plan to revamp the health law reshapes how age and income affect what help consumers get for paying premiums.
Despite promises to craft their own way to revamp the federal health law, the Senate Republican bill follows the House’s lead in many ways.