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Obamacare is more popular than ever, so now Democrats get around to hitting GOP on it

Now that it’s on the chopping block, Obamacare has never been more popular. And with Republican attempts at a rapid repeal sputtering, Democrats are hoping to exploit a legislative lull. Ahead of a congressional recess next week, Democratic leaders in the House and Senate are asking their members to host rallies, visit hospitals and talk to enrollees in their districts over the next week in a bid to keep former president Barack Obama’s prized domestic achievement alive.

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Yoder discusses push to repeal Affordable Care Act

Yoder says that he wants a replacement plan crafted before repealing the Affordable Care Act. He says that the law failed to drive down healthcare costs and that the replacement needs to address that.
Bryan Lowry and Leah Becerra The Kansas City Star
Yoder discusses push to repeal Affordable Care Act 2:11

Yoder discusses push to repeal Affordable Care Act

If Trump repeals the ACA, here's how employer-based health care could change 2:20

If Trump repeals the ACA, here's how employer-based health care could change

CDC: How college and university students can prevent spreading the flu 2:34

CDC: How college and university students can prevent spreading the flu

Young chemo patient's happy dance at hospital warms hearts 0:41

Young chemo patient's happy dance at hospital warms hearts