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Senate repeal only plan is off the table and now Obamacare...

Senate Republicans will not take up the straight repeal plan that was put forward today by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) less than 12 hours after the Senate Health Care died last night. Today, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Ala.) says she will not support moving forward with a plan to repeal ObamaCare, she joins Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), and Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) who are on record as hard no votes.

CBO says Senate GOP bill would cause 22 million to drop...

The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million fewer Americans with health insurance by 2026 than under Obamacare, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday. The number could cause some of the undecided GOP Senators to vote against the bill. The number of Republicans can only afford to lose three votes of his 52 votes. The highly anticipated score answers key questions about the impact of the Senate's controversial legislation made public last Thursday.

GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to health care bill

https://embed.air.tv/v1/embed/rnThynXrQmmfR0SXB-3XeQ/oTBxQb-0S56gkw7m9smoBQ?video_sizing=fill-width&show_player_title=false&show_div_title=false&show_div_description=false&autoplay=true WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders added a penalty for people who’ve let their insurance lapse Monday as party leaders prepared to begin pushing their...

Gov. Scott heading to D.C. to “fight for Florida”

Friday afternoon, Governor Rick Scott released a statement announcing a trip to Washington, D.C. next week as the Senate debates their proposed bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Governor Scott said, “I would like to thank Senator Mitch McConnell and the Senate Republicans for working to eliminate the high taxes, fees and unreasonable mandates of Obamacare. I also want to thank President Trump for his commitment to repeal and replace Obamacare. I have been carefully reviewing the bill and next week, I will be traveling to Washington to meet with Congressional leaders to provide input on how we can make the bill better for Floridians.

How the Senate bill’s cuts to Medicaid would harm Florida

Critics pounced after the Senate released its long-awaited bill to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law on Thursday, saying its proposed cuts to Medicaid could be disastrous for the roughly 3.6 million Florida residents who rely on the program. Beginning in 2020, it would limit the federal funds Florida and other states get for Medicaid, a program whose expansion was a key part of the Affordable Care Act. Medicaid currently provides all the money needed to cover eligible recipients and procedures for millions of newly insured people.