Passing the motion to proceed does not mean Senate Republicans have a consensus on a bill they can pass.
It is unclear if Republican Party divisions will again stall the effort to repeal Obamacare.
The two senators' support removes one possible hurdle for Republican leadership in what could prove to be a tight vote.
Democrats say the Senate parliamentarian has found additional parts of the Republican health care bill that Democrats can block because they violate Senate rules. Provisions breaking rules need 60 votes to pass, more than the GOP has. President Donald Trump is praising the Senate for moving forward on health care repeal.
WASHINGTON— With Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie, the Senate voted by a hair Tuesday to start debating Republican legislation to tear down much of the Obama health care law. The vote gives President Donald Trump and GOP leaders a crucial initial victory but launches a weeklong debate promising an uncertain final outcome. With Republicans...
President Donald Trump pressured Republicans Monday to approve the Senate's health care bill.
Every form of Obamacare repeal looks more and more uncertain, Vox reports.
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.
The disarray in the Senate rattled financial markets and cast doubt on the chances for getting President Donald Trump's other domestic policy priorities such as tax reform through a divided Congress. "We will now try a different way to bring the American people relief from Obamacare," McConnell said on Tuesday as he opened the Senate, where the Republicans hold...
"We will now try a different way to bring the American people relief from Obamacare," McConnell said on Tuesday as he opened the Senate where the Republicans hold a razor-thin majority. As the bill collapsed in the Senate, leaders in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives unveiled a budget plan putting a proposed tax code overhaul on the same...
An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday.
Clinton and Trump agree on this issue, but they're both wrong about how to fix the problem, says Pinar Çebi Wilber.
There isn't a "chorus" behind Donald Trump's debate performance, experts told CNBC.