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Skirmish Unfolding Over Healthcare


by Paige Winfield Cunningham

The drama over James B. Comey’s testimony Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee isn’t the only excitement playing out on Capitol Hill today.

A lower-profile fight involving the House health-care bill and whether it can go over to the Senate is not exactly Comey vs. Trump on charges of Russian election interference. But it is critical to how — and whether — the Affordable Care Act gets a makeover anytime soon. It also shows just how ridiculously hard it is to replace big parts of the health-care law even with one-party Republican control of Washington.

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