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    House Republicans Pass Trumpcare Bill

    “Welcome to the beginning of the end of Obamacare.” So said Vice President Mike Pence after Republicans in the House narrowly approved the AHCA yesterday, the first major legislative victory for President Donald Trump. The bill was pushed through too quickly to be assessed by the Congressional Budget Office, but it revises a plan estimated to leave 24 million extra Americans uninsured. It’ll now go to the Senate, where Republicans say they’re likely to rewrite it from scratch to avoid legislative backlash over portions of the bill that are deeply unpopular with voters.

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