Archives for March 9, 2017

In the Wee Small Hours – Obamacare Replacement Passes First Hurdle

In the wee small hours of the morning, the Republicans’ Obamacare replacement bill, the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) achieved its first congressional hurdle, passing the House Ways and Means Committee 23-16. This vote took place at 4:30 am after the committee spent 18 hours deliberating the bill. The lengthy process was largely due to the […]