The GOP's Obamacare dilemma

In the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections, the Republicans have an Obamacare dilemma on their hands.  As reports, the GOP is divided on what comes next following the repeal of the individual mandate.  They "don't want a repeat of last year's Obamacare fumble," but "they also don't want to take repeal off the table": The reality is [that] the GOP is so divided on Obamacare, [it doesn't] have the votes to achieve either objective – repeal or stabilization.  That means former President Barack Obama's signature legislative accomplishment could keep limping along, crippled by the repeal of the individual mandate in the tax law but lifted by the surprisingly strong enrollment for the coming year. The Alexander-Murray insurer cost-sharing subsidies bill, aka stabilization bill, has run into opposition among House conservatives, who, as Politico notes, are reluctant "to do anything that props up the...(Read Full Post)