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# Obamacare

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US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, safeguarding health care for millions
US President Joe Biden called the ruling ‘a big win for the American people’.
Trump's order to block some women's access to free contraception blocked by judge
It was estimated that over 70,000 women would be affecting by the repeal of the Obama-era provision.
Trump dismantles major Obamacare payments in 'spiteful act'
The Health and Human Services department made the announcement in a statement late last night.
'A horrible, horrible thing': Trump slams McCain for blocking Obamacare repeal
McCain’s opposition is likely to doom the effort to repeal.
Trump says 'let Obamacare implode' after crushing defeat in the Senate
Three Republican Senators voted with Democrats to defeat the measure.
McCain: 'We are not the president's subordinates. We are his equal'
John McCain received a standing ovation from his colleagues as he entered the chamber.
John McCain returns to Washington after blood clot surgery to vote on Obamacare
The 80-year-old senator has been diagnosed with brain cancer.
Trump's healthcare plan falls apart as two more Republicans go against it
Their defections mean that the bill has no chance of even getting a vote on the Senate floor.
US House hands Trump a huge win as it passes bill that will repeal Obamacare
The bill will be sent to the Senate.
After intense pressure from President Trump, Republicans may be about to start Obamacare repeal
Trump repeatedly promised to dismantle his predecessor’s healthcare reform.
He stopped paying his mortgage so he could sing at Trump rallies - and now he's feeling a little disillusioned
Just two months after the election, Kraig Moss, aka the Trump Troubadour, isn’t feeling quite so positive about Donald Trump as he did before.
'We learned about loyalty': Trump blames Democrats after humbling healthcare defeat
“I think I made a mistake, but that’s okay,” Trump told the Washington Post.
Trump forced to withdraw Obamacare replacement in major political defeat
House Republicans indicated the vote would lose.
Trump to Republicans: Pass health care bill today or I'm moving on
The American Health Care Act has faced trouble passing through Congress.
Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals
Several major hospitals and medical organisations have opposed Trump’s plans.
Trump wants it gone but 12.2 million people have signed up for Obamacare in 2017
Trump has vowed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
President Trump has already signed an executive order to begin dismantling Obamacare
The order aims to “minimise the unwarranted economic and regulatory burdens” of Obamacare.
'You don’t throw 30 million people off healthcare without having a plan' - Battle lines drawn over Obamacare
Repealing the controversial health care plan is one of the main plans of the incoming Republican administration.
'My daughter died because she didn't have health insurance'
Bridget Glynn has shared her family’s story in the hope it will help others.
The US House of Representatives voted to sue Obama
The house claims the US President overstepped his powers with the Obamacare reform bill.
Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback
The ruling means many low and middle-income people could face price hikes.
US companies who object to contraception on religious grounds won't have to pay for it
The Supreme Court has decided on a long-running dispute about whether companies can opt out of certain aspects of employee health insurance.
Obamacare Health Secretary steps down
Kathleen Sebelius has been a lightning rod for critics of President Barack Obama’s health care law for five years. Now she is gone.
Late surge in enrollment for Obamacare as deadline hits
It will be months before it’s clear whether the law has made medical assurance affordable.
Statue of Liberty and Grand Canyon to reopen
US states will temporarily pay the running costs of world-famous landmarks.
US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks
Hundreds of thousands of federal workers home, museums and national parks are shut, much scientific research is on hold and the shutdown is now threatening already sluggish economic growth.
Shutdown or no shutdown, Obamacare launched today
It is a piece of legislation so divisive that it has shut down one of the world’s largest governments, but one of Obamacare’s most important functions went live today regardless.
US government shuts down after Obamacare row
Around 800,000 government workers will be sent home today with back-pay not guaranteed.
US facing government shutdown over Obamacare
House Republicans attached an amendment to the government spending bill that would delay the healthcare legislation by a year.
After 21-hour Ted Cruz speech, US Senate votes on budget measures
Attempting to halt the removal of a provision that would see Obamacare defunded, a Texas senator held the floor for 21 hours, taking time to read his daughters a bed time story.
The Evening Fix: Thursday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
US Supreme Court upholds most parts of Obama’s landmark healthcare law
The decision is seen as a big victory for the Obama administration and will theoretically allow healthcare coverage for more than 30 million Americans.
Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained
Blue State or Red State, No Child Left Behind and Grover Norquist. What do these terms mean and who are these people? explains…
Vatican says nuns' group spends too much time on social justice
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith says US nuns are too silent on matters such as the right to life.
US Supreme Court begins hearings on controversial 'Obamacare' plan
A ruling is not expected until June – at which point Obama will be knees-deep in a bitter re-election campaign.
Obama’s healthcare plan set for first federal appeal
A three-judge panel will hear arguments on whether to overturn a ruling which found ‘Obamacare’ to be unconstitutional.