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House panels set for fight in Congress over replacing Obamacare

Republican proposal gets slammed by even its own lawmakers and lobbyists

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan with a copy of the American Health Care Act during a news conference on Tuesday. The Republican has pledged that he will deliver a 218-vote majority needed for the plan's passage in the House, but faces resistance from lawmakers.


A POTENTIALLY lengthy US legislative fight over replacement of the Obamacare health law got under way on Wednesday as two House of Representatives committees begin negotiating over changes to a Republican plan backed by President Donald Trump.

Both Democrats and...

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