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Karen Kasler

Ohio Governor John Kasich is sharing his thoughts on Tuesday’s election results. 

Updated at 12:15 p.m. ET

Less than a week after President Trump said he is cutting off subsidies to health insurance companies, lawmakers announced Tuesday that they had a deal to restore the money and take other actions that could stabilize insurance markets for next year.

The reaction has been swift since President Trump announced late Thursday that he was cutting off Affordable Care Act subsidies to insurance companies.

The White House argues that the payments are illegal.

Ohio Public Radio

There are renewed fears state lawmakers will freeze Medicaid expansion  now that latest GOP attempt to overhaul the Affordable Care Act has died.

As the nation has debated the GOP proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, NPR member station reporters have been talking to people around the country about how the proposed changes in the health law would affect them.

Here are five of those stories:

Updated at 3:36 p.m. ET

Sen. John McCain may, once again, be the savior of President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement.

The Arizona Republican announced in a statement on Friday that he opposes the latest GOP legislation to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

interactforhealth.org

A new poll shows more than 60 percent of Ohioans believe the Affordable Care Act should remain in place, but should be improved.

cnn.com

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says the latest plan by GOP U.S. Senators to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is a bad deal. 

businessinsider.com

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich and Democratic Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper are urging Congress to retain the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate while legislators continue working on a long-term replacement law.

Associated Press

Ohio Governor John Kasich says he's not interested in running for president in 2020.

The Ohio Department of Insurance says the lone county in the nation at risk of going without coverage under the federal health law has landed a provider.

In the wake of congressional Republicans' failure to pass a health care bill, two governors from different parties are going to bring their own ideas to Washington.

my.clevelandclinic.org

A leading U.S. hospital says it won't move its annual fundraiser away from a Donald Trump resort despite pressure from health professionals and others over the president's support for repealing the Affordable Care Act.

Ohio Public Radio

The failure of the U.S. Senate’s proposed plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act leaves the program intact.

Andy Chow

Ohio's top Democrat is calling for a new approach in the conversation about the federal health care law. 

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Some of the more than 700 thousand Ohioans who rely on community health centers for medical care could lose those services if U.S. Senate Republicans are able to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

abcnews.go.com

President Trump told attendees of a campaign-style rally in Youngstown last night he is working with two Republican U.S. Senators to create a new immigration system.

At a lunch on Wednesday, President Trump tried to persuade some reluctant senators to endorse repealing the Affordable Care Act.

Ohio Public Radio

President Trump has invited Senate Republicans to lunch at the White House after a GOP attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act collapsed for a second time.

twitter.com

Republican U.S. Senators meet today to discuss the GOP’s latest bill repealing the Affordable Care Act.

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs posted a video on social media Tuesday addressing the arrests last week at Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman's Columbus office.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., plans to release an updated Republican health care bill on Thursday and is delaying the body's annual August recess by two weeks in an effort to generate momentum for the beleaguered legislation.

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Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor tried to differentiate herself Friday from the three other Republicans who are running for governor next year. 

politico.com

16 opponents of the U.S. Senate Republican health care were arrested Friday outside of the Columbus offices of Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio.

Associated Press

Ohio Governor John Kasich has once again stood against fellow Republicans in the Ohio Legislature to support a Medicaid expansion that now provides health insurance to 700 thousand low-income Ohioans.

The Affordable Care Act isn't perfect. Even proponents of the law would agree with that.

In many parts of the country, there is only one insurer in the individual markets — and in a few, there are zero. Premiums have spiked, sending some people on the insurance exchanges hunting for new plans.

cincinnatibell.net

Vice President Mike Pence says the administration will repeal the Affordable Care Act by the end of the summer.

Medicaid is the government health care program for the poor.

That's the shorthand explanation. But Medicaid is so much more than that — which is why it has become the focal point of the battle in Washington to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

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Congressional forecasters say a Senate bill that aims to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026.

That's only slightly fewer uninsured than a version passed by the House in May.

cnn.com

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says the U.S. Senate needs to fix its version of a bill to overhaul the Affordable Care Act with bipartisan cooperation.

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