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In swing districts, Republicans may pay for having tried to reverse the health law

This story is from Kaiser Health News EDGEWATER PARK, N.J. — Not long ago many voters knew little about Tom MacArthur. A low-key moderate Republican congressman in a district that twice went for Barack Obama, he burnished his reputation as the guy who worked with Democrats to help rebuild in the years after Hurricane Sandy.… Read More »

Republicans abandon strategy of highlighting Obamacare’s losers

Republicans have abandoned their strategy of elevating people hurt by Obamacare as the midterm election pressure has increased. Gone from the airwaves are personal anecdotes from those President Trump once dubbed the “ victims” of Obamacare: people who faced soaring costs or the loss of their doctor. Millions of Obamacare customers still face those problems,… Read More »

McConnell says Republicans will try to repeal Obamacare if they keep majority

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in new comments Wednesday that Republicans would try again to repeal Obamacare if they win enough seats on Election Day. “If we had the votes to completely start over, we’d do it,” he said in an interview with Reuters. “But that depends on what happens in a couple weeks…… Read More »