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Politics Paul Ryan

  • If Aetna and Humana merge, will the 17 million seniors in the Medicare Advantage market be left with too little choice for health insurance?

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- A senior U.S. Senate Republican warned his party on Thursday against simultaneously overhauling Medicare and the Obamacare health insurance program, saying this would be "biting off more than you can chew." The cautionary comments from Senator Lamar Alexander came after House Speaker Paul Ryan, long an advocate of privatizing Medicare, said...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- A senior U.S. Senate Republican warned his party on Thursday against simultaneously overhauling Medicare and the Obamacare health insurance program, saying this would be "biting off more than you can chew." The cautionary comments from Senator Lamar Alexander came after House Speaker Paul Ryan, long an advocate of privatizing Medicare, said...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- A senior U.S. Senate Republican warned his party on Thursday against simultaneously overhauling Medicare and the Obamacare health insurance program, saying this would be "biting off more than you can chew." The cautionary comments from Senator Lamar Alexander came after House Speaker Paul Ryan, long an advocate of privatizing Medicare, said...

  • House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Tom Price (R-GA).

    President-elect Donald Trump's pick for Health and Human Services Secretary, already has a plan for how to abolish Obamacare.

  • Ryan: Democrats playing 'Mediscare' politics

    House Speaker Paul Ryan weighs in on Obamacare and the Carrier deal at his weekly news conference.

  • The White House said in a statement after the House vote: "The Senate should promptly pass this bill so that the President can sign it." The bill, sponsored by Republican Representative Fred Upton of Michigan, authorizes $4.8 billion to the National Institutes of Health and $500 million to the Food and Drug Administration to streamline the clinical trial process...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 30- Republicans in the U.S. Congress hope to convince President-elect Donald Trump to support an untested strategy of using the tax code to promote exports while slashing corporate taxes, framing it as a way to fulfill his campaign promises to restore blue-collar jobs. It is likely to undergo months of debate as part of a larger package of...

  • Nov 30- The U.S. House of Representatives is poised to pass a sweeping, $6.3 billion bill that supporters say will spur medical innovation, speed access to new drugs, expand access to mental health treatment and battle the opioid epidemic. The Senate is expected to vote on it next week. The Act, sponsored by Republican representative Fred Upton from Michigan,...

  • Consultant Seema Verma, who helped Vice President-elect Mike Pence create a Medicaid expansion plan in Indiana, is his choice to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Democrats bemoan the choices, saying they will gut the 2010 law that gave insurance to about 20 million people through the creation of new individual health insurance and the...

  • Consultant Seema Verma, who helped Vice President-elect Mike Pence create a Medicaid expansion plan in Indiana, is his choice to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Democrats bemoan the choices, saying they will gut the 2010 law that gave insurance to about 20 million people through the creation of new individual health insurance and the...

  • Former US Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao arrives at Trump Tower to meet with President-elect Donald Trump on November 21, 2016 in New York.

    Elaine Chao previously was secretary of labor during George W. Bush's administration.

  • Republican Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, will be Trump's Health and Human Services secretary, and consultant Seema Verma will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a powerful agency that oversees government health programs and insurance standards. Vice President-elect Mike Pence, arriving at Trump Tower in...

  • Republican Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, will be Trump's Health and Human Services secretary, and consultant Seema Verma will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a powerful agency that oversees government health programs and insurance standards. Vice President-elect Mike Pence, arriving at Trump Tower in...

  • Republican Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, will be Trump's Health and Human Services secretary, and consultant Seema Verma will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a powerful agency that oversees government health programs and insurance standards. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer denounced the...

  • House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Tom Price (R-GA).

    If confirmed, the Georgia congressman and doctor would play a central role in efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.

  • The Tea Party holds an Exempt America from Obamacare rally on Capitol Hill in Washington.

    Overturning Obamacare without plunging the health system into chaos may be easier said than done.

  • The move in the waning months of Democratic President Barack Obama's administration to further unlock jetliner sales to Iran prompted complaints from Republicans in Congress and is likely to raise the ire of President-elect Donald Trump. Trump has said he would dismantle the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran, which includes a measure allowing U.S....

  • The move in the waning months of Democratic President Barack Obama's administration to further unlock jetliner sales to Iran is likely to raise the ire of Republicans in Congress and President-elect Donald Trump. Trump has said he would dismantle the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran, which includes a measure allowing U.S. and European companies to...

  • Kevin Hassett, AEI Director of Economic Policy

    A tax reform blueprint by Reps. Paul Ryan and Kevin Brady could be signed into law under Trump, economist Kevin Hassett says.