Health Care Plan Clears First Hurdle

Headline Roundup March 9th, 2017

The House Ways and Means Committee needed 18 hours to become the first panel to approve the Republicans' Obamacare repeal bill, nearly a full day after debate began and with no end in sight.

Health Care Plan Clears First Hurdle

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Republican lawmakers have taken the first step to strike down a key aspect of Obamacare – a part of the law that so many conservatives considered to be government overreach.

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After an 18-hour session, the House Ways and Means Committee has become the first to approve the Republicans' Obamacare repeal bill.

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From the Left
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The critical House Ways and Means Committee gave a pre-dawn approval on Thursday to a major part of the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, moving Republicans a step closer toward a full vote on the measure over the growing opposition of senators, health care providers and some conservatives.

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