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House Republicans pass healthcare bill in first step toward replacing Obamacare

by firstsource newsMay 4, 2017

Partisan approval with one vote to spare sends American Health Care Act to uncertain fate in Senate, after negotiations reveal cracks in Republican party

House Republicans narrowly approved a controversial plan to dismantle the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, taking a significant first step toward fulfilling a seven-year promise to repeal and replace the 2010 law that served as a landmark overhaul of the US healthcare system.

Republicans passed the American Health Care Act with one vote to spare, following a dramatic series of negotiations that exposed deep fissures between the party’s moderate and conservative wings over how to replace Barack Obama’s signature legislative accomplishment.

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