Senate Dems lose health care vote, hope it’s campaign fodder
And while Democrats lost the vote, they hope they’ve gained a message that will bolster their chances of winning Senate control in next month’s elections.
It was a near party-line vote.
The outcome was no surprise. Democrats say the effort will help them in November because health care remains a top concern for voters.
Trump has made it easier for people to buy short-term plans. Republicans say the policies provide a low-cost option that many people want.