Doug LaMalfa

As latest Obamacare repeal effort fades, Republicans wonder what happened

As latest Obamacare repeal effort fades, Republicans wonder what happened

The latest version of the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is teetering on the verge of failure as the conversation among Republicans on Capitol Hill has shifted to soul-searching and recriminations over what went wrong in their long campaign to end Obamacare.

Though House leaders say they have not given up on the effort, no vote is planned and some senior GOP lawmakers signaled their dissent.

A failure to vote before the House goes on recess at the end of the week would mark the third time Republicans tried to muster support from their ranks to advance the healthcare overhaul, only to have to make an embarrassing retreat at the last...

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