HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE(ACA)/LAMAR ALEXANDER: "Congress’s rush to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, once seemingly unstoppable, is flagging badly as Republicans struggle to come up with a replacement and a key senator has declared that the effort is more a repair job than a demolition.
'It is more accurate to say *repair Obamacare,* Senator Lamar Alexander, Republican of Tennessee and chairman of the Senate health committee, said this week. 'We can repair the individual market, and that is a good place to start.' "
– “G.O.P. Campaign to Repeal Obamacare Stalls on the Details,” The New York Times online, Feb. 2, 2017, Robert Pear and Reed Abelson, 2/2/2017