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  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts. Trump on Wednesday told the Senate's fractured Republican majority to revive a bill to repeal and...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts. Trump on Wednesday told the Senate's fractured Republican majority to revive a bill to repeal and...

  • Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) (L) and U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) take questions during a news conference on immigration reform on Capitol Hill, on Capitol Hill, March 30, 2006 in Washington DC.

    Because of Sen. John McCain's transcendent reputation for courage and patriotism, news of his cancer diagnosis shocked Washington with rare force.

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts. "It really is starting to feel like a bazaar, $50 billion here, $100 billion there, and I feel like its...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- The latest version of U.S. Senate Republicans' legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million Americans without health insurance coverage by 2026, the U.S. The Arizona Republican, known for his feisty independence, tweeted "unfortunately for my sparring partners in Congress, I'll be back soon, so stand-by!"

  • But they still face an uphill battle for their top-flight legislative priority because of unhappy GOP senators. John McCain means the measure would fail if just two GOP senators vote against it. And the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says a revised GOP bill would produce 22 million added uninsured people by 2026.

  • WASHINGTON— Republican leaders pushed toward a Senate vote next Tuesday on resurrecting their nearly flat-lined health care bill. The White House and GOP leaders fished Thursday for ways to win over recalcitrant senators, including an administration proposal to let states use Medicaid funds to help people buy their own private health insurance.

  • *Republicans meet behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. WASHINGTON, July 19- Republicans struggling to agree on healthcare legislation to overhaul Obamacare obeyed U.S. After Trump's exhortation to keep trying, party members met with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price behind closed doors on Wednesday night to try to finally come together on a major...

  • *Republicans meet behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. WASHINGTON, July 19- President Donald Trump took Senate Republicans to task on Wednesday for failing to reach a deal on overhauling Obamacare, as a new report showed 32 million Americans would lose health insurance if senators opt to repeal the law without a replacement. After Trump's exhortation to keep...

  • Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)

    U.S. Senator John McCain was found to have a brain tumor, according to a Wednesday statement released by his office.

  • Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

    U.S. Senator John McCain was found to have a brain tumor after a procedure to remove a blood clot, according to a statement released by his office.

  • President Donald Trump has invited Senate Republicans to the White House after a GOP attempt to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law collapsed for a second time. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced earlier Tuesday that the Senate would move ahead on a straight-up repeal vote early next week. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the...

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying a new health care strategy after the "repeal and replace" measure failed. McConnell says he will push the Senate to pass a clean repeal bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, facing defeat on his "Obamacare" replacement, says he will push the Senate to pass a clean repeal bill.

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- Republicans in the U.S. Congress were in chaos over healthcare legislation after a second attempt to pass a bill in the Senate collapsed late on Monday, with President Donald Trump calling for an outright repeal of Obamacare and others seeking a change in direction toward bipartisanship. Two of McConnell's Senate conservatives announced...

  • WASHINGTON— The latest GOP effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" was fatally wounded in the Senate Monday night when two more Republican senators announced their opposition to the legislation strongly backed by President Donald Trump. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas left the Republican Party's long-promised efforts to get rid of President...

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- Republicans in the U.S. Congress were in chaos over healthcare legislation after a second attempt to pass a bill in the Senate collapsed late on Monday, with President Donald Trump calling for an outright repeal of Obamacare and others seeking a change in direction toward bipartisanship. Two of McConnell's Senate conservatives announced...

  • The news came even as other Republicans senators were meeting President Donald Trump at the White House, where the president, who made repealing and replacing Obamacare a major promise of his campaign, was lobbying for the bill's passage. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the White House must now determine whether to chart a new path forward for the...

  • The news came even as other Republicans senators were meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, where the president, who made repealing and replacing Obamacare a major promise of his campaign, was lobbying for the bill's passage. The White House and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must now decide whether to chart a different path forward...

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, facing defeat on his "Obamacare" replacement, says he will push the Senate to pass a clean repeal bill. McConnell says that in the coming days, the Senate will consider the House-passed bill, with the first order of business a repeal of Obamacare with a two-year delay. Trump tweeted his message Monday night after two more GOP...

  • Steve Forbes

    Republicans are going to be eager to pass a big tax cut or they're going to get shellacked next year in the mid-term elections, Steve Forbes told CNBC.