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Senate Deal Would Stabilize Health Insurance Markets for Two Years

HeadlineOct 18, 2017
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On Capitol Hill, two senators said Tuesday they’ve reached a deal to stabilize health insurance markets, as President Trump wages a campaign aimed at undermining the Affordable Care Act. The limited deal by Republican Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Democratic Senator Patty Murray of Washington will fund health insurance subsidies for low-income Americans for two years. President Trump said he would back the deal, even though he said last week he was ending billions of dollars in federal subsidies to insurance companies—part of his effort to “let Obamacare implode.”

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