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A two-year, stopgap measure still needs congressional approval, but it was the latest twist in the health care saga that has millions of Americans uncertain about the future of their insurance coverage.

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GOP officials seem optimistic that the latest effort to repeal and replace Obamacare can succeed, but critics say it will kick millions off the insurance rolls and drastically spike premiums for those with pre-existing conditions. We discuss the bill.

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U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski joins us to discuss ongoing health care negotiations.

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A bipartisan coalition of 43 House members, including three from Illinois, said Monday they’ve come up with a compromise plan to stabilize the health care market. What happens next?

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Before they break for a July Fourth recess next week, Senate Republicans are trying to rally support and votes for a bill intended to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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Lawmakers are in the final weeks before the legislative session ends – is there a “grand bargain” in sight?  

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How will Cook County survive cuts in Medicaid if the new health care bill becomes law?
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All seven Illinois House Republicans voted in favor of the bill Thursday that rolls back several features of the Affordable Care Act.

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As the Republican replacement for Obamacare faces political backlash, we take a closer look at how the law might change health coverage.

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U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam indicated he supports the measure although he is concerned about the possible impact of the Medicaid rollback. “The Medicaid question, particularly for Illinois, is very challenging,” he said.

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House Republicans released their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Monday night. How will it impact insurance rates, coverage and Medicaid? 

Governor Says He’ll Meet Trump ‘Any Time’

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Gov. Bruce Rauner is back in Illinois after a quick trip to Washington D.C. He did not meet with President Donald Trump, but the two chatted by phone.

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Just hours after taking the oath of office, President Donald Trump delivered on a campaign promise. What are the implications of his executive order?

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 Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

Politicians and health care advocates across the country will hold rallies Sunday calling for the protection of millions of Americans’ health care coverage. Get the Chicago rally details.

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What will 300,000 local patients face if Obamacare is repealed? We speak with the CEO of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System.

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Tammy Duckworth (left) is sworn in as senator Tuesday.

On Tuesday, the 115th Congress was sworn in, including new members from the Illinois delegation. Up next, according to congressional leaders, is the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. How will that work, and will the Democratic Party aim to block it?