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Breaking: House Passes Obamacare Replacement Plan

GOP Health Plan Passes House

An amendment to add $8 billion to help fund high-risk pools swayed enough Republicans who were worried the legislation didn’t offer enough protections for people with preexisting conditions.

The Hill: House Passes ObamaCare Repeal
House Republicans on Thursday passed legislation aimed at repealing and replacing ObamaCare, taking a major step toward a long-held goal and setting in motion an overhaul of the nation’s health system. The narrow 217-213 vote is a victory for GOP leaders, who faced a tumultuous path to getting the bill to the floor. The measure had to be pulled in March because of a lack of votes, but a series of deals since then brought on board the conservative Freedom Caucus and then wavering moderates.  (Sullivan, 5/4)

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