• Senate steers toward showdown vote next week on health bill

    10 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans steered toward a potential showdown vote on their long-awaited health care bill next week, despite indications that they've yet to solidify the 50 GOP votes they'll need to avert an embarrassing defeat. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he expected to have a draft of the bill ready Thursday. The measure would peel away much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and leave government with a more limited role in providing coverage and helping people afford it.
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  • GOP Health Care Bill Text Expected This Week, Senator Says

    10 monthes ago - By Time

    Republicans are getting ready for Senate votes on legislation scuttling former President Barack Obama's health care law, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday among growing indications that the climactic vote could occur next week.
    “The Senate will soon have a chance to turn the page on this failed law,” said the Kentucky Republican. He said GOP senators have had “many productive discussions” on the measure and added, “We have to act, and we are.”
    On MSNBC's “Morning Joe,” Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said GOP senators will be briefed on the emerging bill Wednesday and he expects to...
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  • Republican Senators Could See Their Health Care Bill This Week

    10 monthes ago - By NBC News

    Republican senators expect to learn the contents of the health care bill before the end of the week as leadership continues to press for a vote before July 4.
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