Democrats pivot to health care as Trump attacks 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling on Republicans to revive the effort to quash the Affordable Care Act, handing Democrats an opportunity to unite in defense of the law as they try to move past the Russia investigation and win the White House in 2020.

Mar. 27, 2019 8:54 AM EDT
'Medicare for All' stirs up divisive issues for 2020 Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — The "Medicare for All" legislation that's become a clarion call for progressives has two little-noticed provisions that could make it more politically perilous for 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.

Mar. 25, 2019 11:40 AM EDT
Trump tapping Washington, Wall Street veterans for top jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is enlisting a trio of nominees with deep ties to Washington and Wall Street to fill out his Cabinet, including former Goldman Sachs executive Steven Mnuchin as secretary of the Treasury Department.

Nov. 29, 2016 10:02 PM EST
Trump's path on health care law intersects with a lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump says he wants to preserve health insurance coverage even as he pursues repeal of the Obama-era overhaul that provided it to millions of uninsured people.

Nov. 16, 2016 4:09 AM EST
President-elect Trump means angst for 'Obamacare' consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's election ushers in a time of high anxiety for people with health insurance under President Barack Obama's law, which expanded coverage to millions but has struggled to find widespread public acceptance.

Nov. 10, 2016 4:41 PM EST
Obama administration confirms double-digit premium hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama's health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday.

Oct. 24, 2016 7:40 PM EDT
Study finds 20M would lose health coverage under Trump plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study that examines some major health care proposals from the presidential candidates finds that Donald Trump would cause about 20 million to lose coverage while Hillary Clinton would provide coverage for an additional 9 million people.

Sep. 23, 2016 10:04 AM EDT
Study: Contrasting outcomes from candidates' health plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study that examines some major health care proposals from the presidential candidates finds that Hillary Clinton would provide coverage for an additional 9 million people, while Donald Trump would cause about 20 million to lose coverage.

Sep. 23, 2016 12:01 AM EDT
Poll: More voters trust Clinton on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — From Medicare to medical costs, more voters trust Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to do a better job on health care issues facing the United States, according to a poll out Thursday.

Sep. 1, 2016 12:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: About 9 in 10 Americans now have health insurance, more than at any time in history.

Aug. 11, 2016 11:34 AM EDT
Study: Trump health care plan would make 18M uninsured

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's health care plan would make 18 million people uninsured, but also lower premiums significantly for policies purchased directly by consumers, according to an independent study released Thursday.

Jul. 7, 2016 11:49 AM EDT
Candidates avoid Medicare, Social Security finance woes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's framework for economic security and health care in retirement is financially unsustainable, but you wouldn't know it from listening to the presidential candidates.

Jun. 23, 2016 4:54 AM EDT
Stirred by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Democrats seem to be having doubts about the federal health care law, a contentious issue for most of President Barack Obama's tenure and one of the defining elements of his legacy.

May. 5, 2016 12:15 PM EDT
AP-GfK Poll: Doubts on Sanders 'Medicare for all' plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — At first, many Americans like the idea of "Medicare for all," a cradle-to-grave government-run health system that's a rallying cry for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

Feb. 25, 2016 2:46 PM EST
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders on health care, donors

WASHINGTON (AP) — In their latest debate, Hillary Clinton glossed over the big-money donors juicing her White House ambitions while Bernie Sanders offered disputed numbers behind his plan for a government-financed health system.

Feb. 11, 2016 11:44 PM EST