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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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A Democratic gubernatorial candidate is proposing a buy-in option making government health care benefits available to the public. 

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2017 Kids Count Data Book ranks Ohio 24th for child well-being, up from 26th last year.

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President Trump is promoting the Republican health-care bill called the American Health Care Act, which is  facing uncertain prospects in Congress.

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One of the nation’s largest health insurers says it will stop offering policies in the Ohio marketplace set up under the Affordable Care Act.

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The Congressional Budget Office says the Republican bill repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act will leave 23 million more Americans uninsured.

A new study showshealthcare changes proposed by Congressional Republicans will have a harmful effect on the tax credits and subsidies rural Ohioans receive. 

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The controversial attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is heading to the U.S. Senate where it’s expected to get much higher scrutiny than it did in the U.S. House. 

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U.S. House Democrats say majority Republicans up for re-election next year will face a public backlash if they vote to approve a GOP health care bill today.

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A proposal to freeze enrollment under Ohio's Medicaid expansion is gaining traction as a way to get conservative support for the next two-year state budget proposal.

Kansas state Sen. Barbara Bollier is a Republican who has been fighting for years to get her colleagues to agree to expand Medicaid.

For years she pushed against what she described as a "Tea Party-ish" Senate and a governor who wouldn't consider the issue. In return for her efforts, she was stripped of her committee assignments and sidelined.

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Ohio Governor John Kasich says he opposes the repeal of the Affordable Care Act proposed by Congressional Republicans because too many residents will lose coverage.

The proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act could cost Ohio up to 8.5 billion dollars over the next eight years, according to a new study by a statewide research group.

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