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Dismantling Obamacare: what has Trump done and who will it affect?

The president took two decisions – expanding access to cheaper, skimpier insurance and scrapping federal subsidies – that may transform healthcare Donald Trump took two extraordinary steps to undo his predecessor’s signature health law on Thursday, measures that could fatally damage Obamacare despite the repeated failure of Republicans in Congress to repeal it. Continue reading...

World news | The Guardian World news | The Guardian 10/13/2017 2:50pm

With or without Obamacare, insurers are thriving

Most health care insurers have reported a big jump in sales, profits and their stock price in the past seven years, despite all the turmoil surrounding the Affordable Care Act and President Trump's plans to try and replace it.   

CNN.com - RSS Channel CNN.com - RSS Channel 10/13/2017 1:05pm

Insurance Companies Say Premiums May Increase After Government Subsidies Stop

President Trump says the administration will no longer pay key Affordable Care Act subsidies. The result could be some consumers pay more for insurance coverage and the cost to the government rises.

Politics : NPR Politics : NPR 10/13/2017 5:28pm
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Republican Senator Corker blasts Trump for 'castrating' Tillerson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Senator Bob Corker stepped up his public feud with Donald Trump on Friday, saying the U.S. president's undermining of his top diplomat was like castrating him in public.   

Reuters: Politics Reuters: Politics 10/13/2017 10:47pm
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Hillary Clinton calls Trump 'sexual assaulter' in BBC interview, but says Bill's behavior 'in the past'

Hillary Clinton moved to take the heat off Harvey Weinstein Friday by outright calling President Trump a “sexual assaulter” – while roundly dismissing past allegations of sexual impropriety against her husband as old news.

FOX News FOX News 10/13/2017 3:04pm