Renewed GOP Push To Repeal Obamacare Crashes Spectacularly

Emboldened by winning a procedural vote Tuesday afternoon, the GOP Senate leadership pushed Obamacare repeal to a vote Tuesday night, and the maneuver crashed spectacularly.

Needing 60 votes to pass, it got only 43, with all Democrats and 9 Republicans voting “nay.” Read story here and here.

The result is not surprising, given only 17% public support in polls for the GOP’s plan of gutting Medicaid to fund huge tax breaks for the rich.

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