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From TheJournal.ie Trump's order to block some women's access to free contraception blocked by judge Obamacare

Trump's order to block some women's access to free contraception blocked by judge

It was estimated that over 70,000 women would be affecting by the repeal of the Obama-era provision.

From TheJournal.ie Trump dismantles major Obamacare payments in 'spiteful act' Healthcare

Trump dismantles major Obamacare payments in 'spiteful act'

The Health and Human Services department made the announcement in a statement late last night.

From TheJournal.ie 'A horrible, horrible thing': Trump slams McCain for blocking Obamacare repeal Healthcare Bill

'A horrible, horrible thing': Trump slams McCain for blocking Obamacare repeal

McCain’s opposition is likely to doom the effort to repeal.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says 'let Obamacare implode' after crushing defeat in the Senate Health Law

Trump says 'let Obamacare implode' after crushing defeat in the Senate

Three Republican Senators voted with Democrats to defeat the measure.

From TheJournal.ie McCain: 'We are not the president's subordinates. We are his equal' Healthcare Vote

McCain: 'We are not the president's subordinates. We are his equal'

John McCain received a standing ovation from his colleagues as he entered the chamber.

From TheJournal.ie John McCain returns to Washington after blood clot surgery to vote on Obamacare Healthcare

John McCain returns to Washington after blood clot surgery to vote on Obamacare

The 80-year-old senator has been diagnosed with brain cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's healthcare plan falls apart as two more Republicans go against it Derailment

Trump's healthcare plan falls apart as two more Republicans go against it

Their defections mean that the bill has no chance of even getting a vote on the Senate floor.

From TheJournal.ie US House hands Trump a huge win as it passes bill that will repeal Obamacare Trumpcare

US House hands Trump a huge win as it passes bill that will repeal Obamacare

The bill will be sent to the Senate.

From TheJournal.ie After intense pressure from President Trump, Republicans may be about to start Obamacare repeal Repeal And Replace

After intense pressure from President Trump, Republicans may be about to start Obamacare repeal

Trump repeatedly promised to dismantle his predecessor’s healthcare reform.

From TheJournal.ie He stopped paying his mortgage so he could sing at Trump rallies - and now he's feeling a little disillusioned Trump Troubadour

He stopped paying his mortgage so he could sing at Trump rallies - and now he's feeling a little disillusioned

Just two months after the election, Kraig Moss, aka the Trump Troubadour, isn’t feeling quite so positive about Donald Trump as he did before.

From TheJournal.ie 'We learned about loyalty': Trump blames Democrats after humbling healthcare defeat I Don't Care

'We learned about loyalty': Trump blames Democrats after humbling healthcare defeat

“I think I made a mistake, but that’s okay,” Trump told the Washington Post.

From TheJournal.ie Trump forced to withdraw Obamacare replacement in major political defeat You Don't Have The Votes

Trump forced to withdraw Obamacare replacement in major political defeat

House Republicans indicated the vote would lose.

From TheJournal.ie Trump to Republicans: Pass health care bill today or I'm moving on The Art Of The Deal

Trump to Republicans: Pass health care bill today or I'm moving on

The American Health Care Act has faced trouble passing through Congress.

From TheJournal.ie Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals The New Obamacare

Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals

Several major hospitals and medical organisations have opposed Trump’s plans.

From TheJournal.ie Trump wants it gone but 12.2 million people have signed up for Obamacare in 2017 Repeal

Trump wants it gone but 12.2 million people have signed up for Obamacare in 2017

Trump has vowed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

From TheJournal.ie President Trump has already signed an executive order to begin dismantling Obamacare That Was Quick

President Trump has already signed an executive order to begin dismantling Obamacare

The order aims to “minimise the unwarranted economic and regulatory burdens” of Obamacare.

From TheJournal.ie 'You don’t throw 30 million people off healthcare without having a plan' - Battle lines drawn over Obamacare Fight

'You don’t throw 30 million people off healthcare without having a plan' - Battle lines drawn over Obamacare

Repealing the controversial health care plan is one of the main plans of the incoming Republican administration.

From TheJournal.ie 'My daughter died because she didn't have health insurance' Boston

'My daughter died because she didn't have health insurance'

Bridget Glynn has shared her family’s story in the hope it will help others.

From TheJournal.ie The US House of Representatives voted to sue Obama Oh No You Didn't

The US House of Representatives voted to sue Obama

The house claims the US President overstepped his powers with the Obamacare reform bill.

From TheJournal.ie Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback Trouble

Obamacare on the rocks? Controversial law hits major court setback

The ruling means many low and middle-income people could face price hikes.

From TheJournal.ie US companies who object to contraception on religious grounds won't have to pay for it Obamacare

US companies who object to contraception on religious grounds won't have to pay for it

The Supreme Court has decided on a long-running dispute about whether companies can opt out of certain aspects of employee health insurance.

From TheJournal.ie Obamacare Health Secretary steps down Obamacare

Obamacare Health Secretary steps down

Kathleen Sebelius has been a lightning rod for critics of President Barack Obama’s health care law for five years. Now she is gone.

From TheJournal.ie Late surge in enrollment for Obamacare as deadline hits Ticktock

Late surge in enrollment for Obamacare as deadline hits

It will be months before it’s clear whether the law has made medical assurance affordable.

From TheJournal.ie Statue of Liberty and Grand Canyon to reopen Shutdown

Statue of Liberty and Grand Canyon to reopen

US states will temporarily pay the running costs of world-famous landmarks.

From TheJournal.ie US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks Shutdown

US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers home, museums and national parks are shut, much scientific research is on hold and the shutdown is now threatening already sluggish economic growth.

From TheJournal.ie Shutdown or no shutdown, Obamacare launched today Obamacare

Shutdown or no shutdown, Obamacare launched today

It is a piece of legislation so divisive that it has shut down one of the world’s largest governments, but one of Obamacare’s most important functions went live today regardless.

From TheJournal.ie US government shuts down after Obamacare row Shutdown

US government shuts down after Obamacare row

Around 800,000 government workers will be sent home today with back-pay not guaranteed.

From TheJournal.ie US facing government shutdown over Obamacare Obamacare

US facing government shutdown over Obamacare

House Republicans attached an amendment to the government spending bill that would delay the healthcare legislation by a year.

From TheJournal.ie After 21-hour Ted Cruz speech, US Senate votes on budget measures Obamacare

After 21-hour Ted Cruz speech, US Senate votes on budget measures

Attempting to halt the removal of a provision that would see Obamacare defunded, a Texas senator held the floor for 21 hours, taking time to read his daughters a bed time story.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Thursday Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court upholds most parts of Obama’s landmark healthcare law Obamacare This post contains videos This post contains images

US Supreme Court upholds most parts of Obama’s landmark healthcare law

The decision is seen as a big victory for the Obama administration and will theoretically allow healthcare coverage for more than 30 million Americans.

From TheJournal.ie Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained Explainer This post contains videos

Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained

Blue State or Red State, No Child Left Behind and Grover Norquist. What do these terms mean and who are these people? TheJournal.ie explains…

From TheJournal.ie Vatican says nuns' group spends too much time on social justice Nun Of This

Vatican says nuns' group spends too much time on social justice

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith says US nuns are too silent on matters such as the right to life.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court begins hearings on controversial 'Obamacare' plan United States

US Supreme Court begins hearings on controversial 'Obamacare' plan

A ruling is not expected until June – at which point Obama will be knees-deep in a bitter re-election campaign.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning, including: Germany stands tough on bailout negotiations; government to unveil jobs strategy; and campaign aims to calm Romans over fears major quake will strike tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Obama’s healthcare plan set for first federal appeal Obamacare

Obama’s healthcare plan set for first federal appeal

A three-judge panel will hear arguments on whether to overturn a ruling which found ‘Obamacare’ to be unconstitutional.