Poverty

Winners and losers in House Republican health plan

The old and the poor made out great when House Republicans failed Friday to dismantle Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. The rich and the almost rich didn't do so well.

The measure would have repealed major parts of Obama's health law, capping future funding for Medicaid and cutting tax increases for high-income families, health insurance companies and drugmakers.

The bill would have repealed tax credits that people can use to purchase health insurance and replace them with a new tax credit that would have been less generous for most.

The winners, losers and a few in between:

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WINNERS

—Some 24 million additional people who would have been...

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