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‘Repeal and Replace’ fails; now Obamacare needs fixing


Last updated 04/15/2017 at Noon

Trudy Lieberman

Rural Health News Service

The failure of the Republican-led effort to repeal and replace Obamacare represents a big victory for all kinds of citizens and interest groups that analyzed the proposed legislation and said no dice.

The day before House Speaker Paul Ryan decided not to take a vote on the American Health Care Act, a Quinnipiac Poll found that only 17 percent of American voters approved of the GOP’s legislation while 56 percent did not.

You can hardly call that a vote of support for what the bill was trying to do. Too many people would be hurt, and th...

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