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

About half of Americans still have healthcare through their employer. The Affordable Care Act impacted employer-based healthcare plans, changing rules on lifetime limits and pre-existing conditions, birth control and much more. If the Trump administration decides to replace or repeal ACA, these benefits could disappear.
Natalie Fertig and Patrick Gleason McClatchy
If Trump repeals the ACA, here's how employer-based healthcare could change 2:20

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

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

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Young chemo patient's happy dance at hospital warms hearts

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