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Bernie Sanders to unveil new Medicare For All bill

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to introduce his new "Medicare for All" bill Wednesday morning, a move that will again push health care policy to the front burner of the Democratic presidential primary.

White House has no 'fresh' health care proposal

The White House has no "fresh" plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, despite the administration backing a district court ruling striking down the full law earlier this week, a senior White House official told CNN Wednesday.

Obama cites struggle of ACA in pitch to House freshmen Democrats

Former President Barack Obama met with House Democratic freshmen in Washington at an event Monday night hosted by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Obama had some advice for the new class of lawmakers who've been making headlines since before they were sworn in.

Holdout states eye Medicaid expansion under Obamacare

The national conversation around health care is increasingly about "Medicare for All," but Democrats are still working to bring Republican states on board with expanding access to a different government program -- Medicaid.

Democrats divided on new Medicare for all bill

Democratic Rep. Lauren Underwood was a kid in a swimming class when her heart began to race. She was diagnosed with supraventricular tachycardia, which has since shaped her life in every way, from her preference for caffeine-free diet Coke to her career starting out as a registered nurse.

GOP lawsuit targeting Obamacare goes to court

Seeking to do what their peers in Congress couldn't, a coalition of Republican-led states will argue in a U.S. District Court in Texas on Wednesday why Obamacare should be declared unconstitutional.

Trump admin says it won't defend key provisions of ACA

The Trump administration won't defend central provisions of the Affordable Care Act, saying in a legal filing Thursday night that key parts of the Affordable Care Act should be invalidated and that the individual mandate is unconstitutional.