por | Junio 23, 2017 | 10:47

States could not get exemptions to the Affordable Care Act's prohibition against charging higher premiums for some people with pre-existing medical conditions. Medicaid: This has been one of the central sticking points in the debate. House of Representatives rolls back numerous provisions of Obamacare , including taking deep cuts from the Medicaid program.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 10:42

Jan Brewer is urging Congress to slow down and find a way to save Medicaid expansion that would be virtually eliminated under a U.S. Senate proposal. Both the Senate and House bill would allow states to redefine what qualifies as an "essential" element of a health care plan . "It's going to be very good", President Donald Trump told reporters.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 10:23

They said it would lower costs. "Senate Republicans are paying for tax cuts for the wealthy with American lives". The federal health insurance subsidies that help most people with ACA marketplace plans afford their coverage would change.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 10:18

Taking to Twitter on Thursday morning, Donald Trump took at shot at the Democratic Party and their leadership as rumors of a shake-up heat up. Thus did Democrats sharply cut the Republicans' 2016 margins in Kansas and Montana districts earlier this year.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 10:14

Aside from fundamentally changing the structure of Medicaid , the Senate bill also reduces what it sends to states - like NY - that pay a higher amount per person. Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit Senate Republicans unveiled their version of a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act today-and behind that legislation is Pennsylvania's own Sen.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 10:12

Ultimately, the cut to Medicaid could be more than $800 billion. For example, this rich guy will see save roughly $44 million if the Senate Bill is signed into law. But the benchmark for subsidies would be a bare-bones "bronze" plan. OBAMACARE Bans insurers selling policies to directly to individuals from charging their oldest customers more than three times what they charge their youngest ones.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 10:13

Protestations aside, Handel often embraced the national tenor of the race, joining a GOP chorus that lambasted Ossoff as a "dangerous liberal " who was "hand-picked" by House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California. In fact Pelosi, 77, has emerged as a favorite GOP bogeyman and was the target of a barrage of negative advertising in the Georgia House race, mocking her as a San Francisco liberal and tying her to Ossoff.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 09:54

Both Reps. Kathleen Rice, R-N.Y. But while the Democratic losses of recent months have been demoralizing for the party, some see reason for optimism. "Give him a chance", they said over and over. The loss by Ossoff, who tried portraying himself as a Diet Liberal , despite raising millions from Pelosi's patrons in San Francisco and Hollywood, will only embolden the acolytes of Sens.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 09:44

And she says cutting Medicaid will cost health care jobs , could force rural hospitals to close and eventually cause private insurance premiums to rise. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said it would release its analysis of the Senate measure early next week. Their preference is to eliminate the federally subsidized insurance exchanges and its expansion of Medicaid but a move to far to the right risks losing more moderate Republicans.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 09:24

Devin Booker was 17. "It would be back on", Kentucky coach John Calipari said on ESPN's draft set. As a result, this has forced players that would normally bet on themselves coming straight out of high school into what they could believe is a wasted year.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 09:22

Republican senators rolled out their much-anticipated health care bill Thursday after weeks of secrecy. Like the House version , the Senate's bill would restructure the federal program so funding is capped. President Donald Trump didn't give a strong indication about where he stood on details of the Senate bill to replace Obamacare-but he at least seemed happy the proposal is moving forward.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 09:15

Mitch McConnell , the Senate majority leader, said the bill was needed to "bring help to the families who have been struggling with Obamacare ". Toomey also said he's "likely" to vote for the legislation. Pearson said those subsidies will be smaller than under current law. House GOP bill: Forbids abortion coverage by private plans sold to people who receive taxpayer subsidies .

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 09:11

Gov. Ralph Northam in the key November contest. With 99 percent of precincts reporting on the GOP side, Gillespie led former Trump state campaign chairman Corey Stewart by just over 4,000 votes out of almost 365,000 ballots cast. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - President Donald Trump had an outsized effect on Virginia's primary contests for governor, but not in the ways most people expected.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 09:11

The bill would phase out the extra money Obama's law provides to states that have expanded coverage under the federal-state Medicaid program for low-income people. The bill also prohibits people from using tax credits to purchase plans that offer coverage for abortion services. "Now we know why they tried to keep this secret", Nelson said in a statement issued by his office a couple of hours after the bill, which was drafted under closed doors for weeks, was released.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 06:27

Tim Walz of Minnesota. Several Democrats have expressed frustration with Pelosi after Democrats' devastating losses in the House since the 2010 Tea Party wave. Needless to say, it wasn't long before Democrats were acknowledging a non-existent debt crisis, pledging to cut wasteful spending, and stressing job creation through incentivizing investment (code for cutting "burdensome" regulations and taxes).

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 06:19

The new version of its mobile operating system, iOS 11, will bar notifications from popping up if a phone is connected to a auto, Apple revealed at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC ). Though we are still discovering small and big features of iOS 11 , a tiny new update to the screen capture feature has caused a lot of worries among avid Snapchat users.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 06:10

Her tough race, combined with close GOP House victories in Kansas , Montana and SC, suggests Trump will dominate the coming election cycle, forcing Republicans to make peace with him, for better or worse. He tried and failed last fall to unseat Pelosi as House minority leader. Democrats lost a heartbreaker of a special election Tuesday in Georgia.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 06:05

Mr. Trump's election doesn't necessarily settle the internecine argument between the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders wings of the Democratic party in favor of full blown socialism, but it does at least make the case that a robust, easily identifiable policy agenda is necessary.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 05:54

The party's failure in Georgia on Tuesday has had a dramatic psychological effect. "What's really important is that Donald Trump has seized the narrative back, that he's doing better with the voters than Democrats think he is", he said .

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 03:51

Georgia's 6th district used to be a considered a shoe-in for Republicans but has more recently become contestable. The real surprise of the night was just how competitive another special election held Tuesday - that one in SC - had become.