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    ‘No’ From Maine Senator May Kill Latest Trumpcare Bill

    There were Maine objections. The Graham-Cassidy bill, Republicans’ latest attempt to repeal Obamacare, all but collapsed yesterday when Sen. Susan Collins, one of three Republicans who opposed July’s repeal attempt, joined John McCain and Rand Paul in saying she won’t support it. GOP senators have until Sept. 30 to pass a bill with a simple majority: After that they’ll be forced to find a bipartisan solution. Many see their inability to repeal Obamacare — a longtime campaign promise — as a major embarrassment for the party and the president.

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