Long and wind­ing road leads to a dead end

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March

6 House un­veils the Amer­i­can Health Care Act

13 Con­gres­sional Bud­get Of­fice es­ti­mates 24 mil­lion peo­ple would lose cov­er­age un­der AHCA

20 House lead­ers mod­ify AHCA, mov­ing it fur­ther to the right

23 With sup­port dwin­dling, House lead­ers resched­ule floor vote

23 CBO scores re­vised AHCA

24 Speaker Paul Ryan pulls AHCA from con­sid­er­a­tion

April

27 House again de­lays planned vote on AHCA re­write

May

4 House passes AHCA by a vote of 217-213

June

22 Se­nate lead­ers un­veiled “dis­cus­sion” draft of the Bet­ter Care Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion Act

26 CBO es­ti­mates that 22 mil­lion would lose cov­er­age un­der BCRA

July

13 Re­vised ver­sion of BCRA re­tains cuts to Med­i­caid, aims to sta­bi­lize in­di­vid­ual mar­ket

17 Sens. Mike Lee and Jerry Mo­ran pull sup­port; vote on BCRA de­layed

19 CBO es­ti­mates 32 mil­lion would lose cov­er­age un­der re­peal-and-de­lay ap­proach

24 Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump uses bully pul­pit to pro­mote ACA re­peal the day be­fore the Se­nate is ex­pected to take a pro­ce­dural vote on pro­ceed­ing

25 Vice Pres­i­dent Mike Pence casts tie-break­ing vote to al­low de­bate on BCRA

25 BCRA voted down, 43-57

26 Par­tial re­peal of ACA voted down, 45-55

28 So-called “skinny” bill re­jected, 49-51

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