National Politics Roundtable
The Senate voted to advance the floor debate to replace and repeal the Affordable Care Act. Senator John McCain returned to the floor to help the Republicans reach the needed 50 votes for the motion and Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote allowing the motion to pass. The debate on the repeal of Obamacare is now open with the contents of the final bill and whether it will pass or fail is still unknown.
Coming up, we're talking about healthcare and the latest in national politics with a panel of reporters.
- Paul Beck, political scientist, The Ohio State University
- Jessica Wehrman, Washington correspondent, The Columbus Dispatch