Repeal Debate Redux

July 27, 2017

Since returning from the July 4th recess, Senate Republicans have continued to push for a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Last week, faltering support for their repeal-and-replace measure, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, left observers wondering if the bill was doomed.

A dramatic vote to proceed on debating the proposal earlier this week has touched off days of tension in Washington. On this week's podcast, VTDigger's Elizabeth Hewitt calls from a Capitol Hill phone booth to tell us how the Senate discussion has evolved.