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Senate Republicans tie tax plan to repeal of Obamacare mandate

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WASHINGTON - Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and fellow Senate Republicans said on Tuesday their tax-cut plan likely will be amended to include a repeal of an Obamacare rule disliked by conservatives that requires Americans to have health insurance coverage or pay a penalty.
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Senate Republicans want to include individual mandate repeal in tax plan

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Republican senators are looking to cut the Obamacare individual mandate through their tax plan.
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GOP senators consider cutting individual mandate in tax reform effort

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Republican senators discussed the proposal to eliminate the Obamacare individual healthcare mandate as a part of tax reform on Nov. 14.
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Health Groups Balk at Obamacare Being Dragged Into Tax Debate

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Some of America's biggest health care players aren't happy about being dragged into the debate over the Republican tax overhaul plan.
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Drive on Taxes is Crowding Out Talks to Avert a Government Shutdown

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Time is running out for House and Senate negotiators on a plan to fund the government for the remainder of the year, setting up a year-end showdown.
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Repealing the individual mandate in tax reform would be an admission Republicans are giving up on healthcare

Repealing the individual mandate in tax reform would be an admission Republicans are giving up on healthcare

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Senate Republicans are set to include a provision to repeal the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate in their legislation to overhaul the federal tax code.
The money saved from the move was supposed to go toward other healthcare-focused priorities.
At the urging of President Donald Trump and Sen. Rand Paul, Senate Republicans are now set to include a repeal of the Obamacare individual mandate as part of their tax cut package.
Counterintuitively, repealing the tax penalty that gets imposed on the uninsured would substantially reduce the budget deficit. This is because ending the penalty...
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The Latest: GOP eyes tax bill to repeal individual mandate

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The Latest on GOP tax legislation : 2:20 p.m. The No. 2 Senate Republican says the GOP is intent on repealing the individual mandate requirement under "Obamacare" as...
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GOP eyes tax bill to repeal individual mandate

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The Senate GOP is intent on repealing the individual mandate requirement under "Obamacare" as part of its tax bill.
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The Latest: GOP eyes tax bill to repeal individual mandate

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on GOP tax legislation :
2:20 p.m.
The No. 2 Senate Republican says the GOP is intent on repealing the individual mandate requirement under "Obamacare" as part of the tax bill.
Sen. John Cornyn of Texas told reporters on Tuesday: "We're going to repeal the tax on poor Americans."
Targeting the mandate in the tax legislation would save an estimated $338 billion over a decade that could be used to help pay for the deep cuts in corporate tax rates and other tax benefits under the plan.
Without being forced to get coverage, fewer people would sign up for Medicaid or buy...
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Senate Considers Ending Obamacare Mandate in Revised Tax Plan

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Republican senators are mulling whether to repeal the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate when their tax proposal is revised later on Tuesday.
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