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Obama Legacy: What Defeat of Repeal Means


by Jared Keller

After more than seven years of congressional meltdowns and a 2016 election cycle built on the promise of a repeal, Republicans are discovering a hard truth about Obamacare: It’s way easier to give taxpayers government benefits than to take them away.

On Friday, House Republican leaders withdrew their legislative attempt to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s signature Affordable Care Act amid “a revolt among conservatives and moderates in their ranks,” the New York Times reports.

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