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The political debate over Obamacare takes another turn




President Donald Trump delivers a speech about immigration, the economy and cultural issues to The Heritage Foundation in Washington on October 17, 2017.
President Donald Trump delivers a speech about immigration, the economy and cultural issues to The Heritage Foundation in Washington on October 17, 2017.
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This week it seemed that lawmakers took a step forward to address the growing cost of health insurance premiums. 

Yesterday Senators Lamar Alexander, a Republican from Tennessee and Patty Murray, a Democrat from Washington, announced that they had agreed on a plan to stabilize insurance markets under the Affordable Care Act.

President Donald Trump initially indicated that he supported the effort but later reversed his position.

We spoke about it with Chad Terhune, a senior correspondent with Kaiser Health News.