Congress returns, with health care, Supreme Court on agenda 

ERICA WERNER, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to Washington this week to confront dramatic decisions on health care and the Supreme Court that may help determine the course of Donald Trump’s presidency. First, the president will have his say, in his maiden speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night. […]

Former House speaker predicts ‘Obamacare’ won’t be repealed 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of “Obamacare” is “not going to happen.” The Ohio Republican, who was forced out by conservatives in 2015, said he started laughing when he heard President Donald Trump and Republicans promise swift action on undoing and replacing the health law. […]

House GOP hails health plan that Democrats call inadequate 

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer, and ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON — The House Republican health care law plan to replace the Obamacare failure resembles the original provisions of two great healthcare geniuses: President Ronald Reagan and United States Senator Don Nichols, Republican of Oklahoma. Reagan and Nichols were the primary authors of the original version […]

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