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  • Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) (C) is surrounded by members of the media after she viewed the details of a new health care bill July 13, 2017 at the Capitol in Washington, DC.

    Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine is strongly leaning against voting for the latest draft of her party's healthcare bill.

  • If the Texas Republican sticks to that stand, GOP leaders will have little hope that their 11th- hour Senate push will survive. The bill would lose if three GOP senators vote "no" in a showdown this week. John McCain of Arizona and Kentucky's Rand Paul say they oppose the bill.

  • Already two GOP senators, Rand Paul of Kentucky and John McCain of Arizona, have said they would vote against the legislation. All Democrats oppose the measure, so "no" votes from three of the 52 GOP senators would kill the party's effort to deliver on its perennial promise to repeal "Obamacare." Paul criticized the GOP bill anew as "not repeal.

  • According to a new independent analysis, the bill awaiting a Senate vote could lead to 21 million fewer Americans having health insurance. McCain, an Arizona Republican who is being treated for brain cancer and cast a crucial "no" vote to defeat a similar bill in July, said on Friday that he could not "in good conscience" vote for the proposal authored by Republican...

  • According to a new independent analysis, the bill awaiting a Senate vote could lead to 21 million fewer Americans having health insurance. McCain, an Arizona Republican who is being treated for brain cancer and cast a crucial "no" vote to defeat a similar bill in July, said on Friday that he could not "in good conscience" vote for the proposal authored by Republican...

  • According to a new independent analysis, the bill awaiting a Senate vote could lead to 21 million fewer Americans having health insurance. McCain, an Arizona Republican who is being treated for brain cancer and cast a crucial "no" vote to defeat a similar bill in July, said on Friday that he could not "in good conscience" vote for the proposal authored by Republican...

  • According to a new independent analysis, the bill awaiting a Senate vote could lead to 21 million fewer Americans having health insurance. McCain, an Arizona Republican who is being treated for brain cancer and cast a crucial "no" vote to defeat a similar bill in July, said on Friday that he could not "in good conscience" vote for the proposal authored by Republican...

  • In a joint statement on Saturday, major groups such as the American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association, America's Health Insurance Plans and the BlueCross BlueShield Association called on the Senate to reject the bill sponsored by GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy. Bill Cassidy will defend the Republican "Obamacare" repeal bill...

  • President Donald Trump speaks during rally for Alabama state Republican Senator Luther Strange at the Von Braun Civic Center September 22, 2017 in Huntsville, Alabama.

    President Donald Trump lashed out at Arizona Sen. John McCain for refusing to vote on the GOP's latest attempt reform Obamacare.

  • WASHINGTON— Unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise, President Donald Trump on Saturday tried to sway two Republican holdouts on the party's last-ditch health care hope while clawing at his nemesis who again has brought the "Obamacare" repeal-and-replace effort to the brink of failure. John McCain, whose announcement Friday that he would not vote...

  • Senator John McCain said on Friday he opposes the latest Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare, dealing the measure what could be a fatal blow given the party's slim Senate majority. With several other Republicans still undecided on the measure, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said earlier this week he intended to bring it to the Senate floor for a...

  • Senator John McCain said on Friday he opposes the latest Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare, dealing the measure what could be a fatal blow given the party's slim Senate majority. With several other Republicans still undecided on the measure, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said earlier this week he intended to bring it to the Senate floor for a...

  • *North Korea rhetoric boosts safe-haven assets. Treasury and gold prices rose while the Japanese yen strengthened on Friday as a fresh exchange of barbs between North Korea and the United States fueled geopolitical concerns. "Increasing tensions with North Korea is putting a little bit of selling pressure on the dollar, especially against the Japanese yen,"...

  • *Investors shrug off latest North Korea rhetoric. NEW YORK, Sept 22- The S&P 500 closed slightly higher on Friday even though Apple was a drag, as worries about Washington's latest healthcare legislation proposal eased and investors shrugged off concerns about North Korea. "The removal of the healthcare overhang, the fact the North Korea market impact is...

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) faces reporters following a weekly lunch meeting with fellow Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

    There's just so much bad blood between Republicans and Democrats now, Veda Partners' Spencer Perlman told CNBC.

  • Senator John McCain said on Friday he opposes the latest Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare, dealing the measure what could be a fatal blow given the party's slim Senate majority. With several other Republicans still undecided on the measure, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said earlier this week he intended to bring it to the Senate floor for a...

  • McCain: A bill of this impact requires a bipartisan approach

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on Sen. McCain's announcement he will vote against the Graham-Cassidy health-care bill.

  • *North Korea rhetoric drives demand for safe-haven gold. Sept 22- U.S. stocks were down slightly in late afternoon trading on Friday as Apple weighed and investors eyed the progress of a healthcare bill in Washington on top of concerns about North Korea and the upcoming corporate earnings season. Since technology stocks have been responsible for much of the...

  • 'Dubious' there's a bipartisan solution on health care: Veda Partners  Spencer Perlman

    Spencer Perlman, Veda Partners director of healthcare research, discusses the surprise announcement that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will not support the Graham-Cassidy bill. CNBC's Kayla Tausche also weighs in.

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been planning to bring the bill to the Senate floor for a vote next week, setting up what would be another dramatic decision on a 2010 law that President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans have vowed to dismantle. Republicans have only a slim Senate majority and cannot afford to lose many votes on the bill, their...