House Passes Obamacare Repeal Featured

  04 May 2017

House Republicans passed a bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, winning narrow passage of controversial legislation to unravel many of the law’s popular consumer protections, do away with the individual mandate, and overhaul the insurance market.

The final vote — 217 to 213 — reflected sharp divisions over the GOP’s proposal, which is a long way from becoming law but still represents a huge victory for House Republican leaders and the Trump administration. The GOP has struggled for months to draft legislation that would obtain the 216 votes needed from its own members. Read more here.