Good morning ... and, wow. Last night's events — or, technically, this morning's events — were about as dramatic as the Senate gets. Seven years of campaign rhetoric and six months of legislative fits and starts all came crashing to an end a little after 1:30 a.m., with Affordable Care Act supporters cheering outside as stunned Republicans sought to pick up the pieces inside.
What we're watching next week: Will any moderate Republicans and Democrats start talking ACA fixes? And will anyone else in the GOP care?
Pfizer earnings call, Tuesday before markets open. Humana earnings call, Wednesday before markets open. Aetna earnings call, Thursday before markets open. Cigna earnings call, Friday before markets open.
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