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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and former Vice President Joe Biden hug during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Westerville, Ohio. (AP Photo / John Minchillo)

A study out Wednesday finds that an approach similar to the plan from former Vice President Joe Biden can deliver about the same level of coverage as the government-run “Medicare for All” plan from presidential rival Bernie Sanders.

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This June 13, 2018 file photo, shows United States currency in Zelienople, Pennsylvania. (AP Photo / Keith Srakocic, File)

The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first evidence from the government that coverage gains under President Barack Obama’s health care law might be eroding under President Donald Trump.

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A federal judge’s ruling puts the future of Obamacare on the line. Is the sweeping health care initiative again in peril?

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Jodi Smith Lemacks, left, works with her son, Joshua, in their home in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Lemacks is nervous about changing or losing her job because that could mean cutting off her son Joshua from heart specialists he’s seen his entire life. (Steve Helber / AP Photo)

Insurance shoppers likely will have several choices for individual health coverage this fall. The bad news? There's no guarantee they will cover certain doctors or prescriptions.

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Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel talks about the future of health care in America Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (Kristen Thometz / Chicago Tonight)

The older brother of Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke about the “tremendous impact” of the Affordable Care Act and related topics at a conference in Chicago on Thursday.

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Republicans in Congress have successfully passed tax legislation. Will a corporate-friendly tax overhaul help spur job and wage growth, or merely help the rich get richer?

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While the Trump administration has repeatedly tried to repeal Obamacare, Illinois residents are still taking advantage of it in droves.

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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.