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Full Show: Updates On The Future Of The GOP’s Heath Care Reform Bill, The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of News, And Live From The Houston Shakespeare Festival (July 28,2017)

What lies ahead for the Republicans on a new effort to repeal and replace the ACA, when faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating “non-expert” panel to parse the good, the bad, and the ugly of it all. Also Houston Matters’ Maggie Martin reports live from Miller Outdoor Theatre at The Houston Shakespeare Festival.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by (from left) Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, discussed health care overhaul with reporters on Capitol Hill Tuesday.

On Friday’s edition of Houston Matters: The GOP’s latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act failed last night (July 27, 2017). The Senate voted 51 to 29 against the legislation aimed at dismantling the ACA.

Also this hour, a lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating “non-expert” panel to parse the good, the bad, and the ugly of it all.

Plus: Houston Matters’ Maggie Martin will be live from Miller Outdoor Theatre for the start of rehearsals for The Houston Shakespeare Festival.

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