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Senate GOP releases revised health care bill

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Enrollment in California's healthcare program for the poor has soared as the state implements President Obama's federal overhaul, pleasing advocates who have sought expanded coverage but also presenting new costs for the state -- a total of $1.2 billion more than originally thought.

(Worthy News) - Senate Republican leaders released a revised Obamacare replacement bill Thursday that retains some of the 2010 law’s taxes to blunt premium costs but rolls the dice with Sen. Ted Cruz’s plan to let insurers offer skimpier health plans to Americans who want them.

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has little to no margin of error in rallying his 52-seat majority around the bill ahead of votes planned for next week, after Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky slammed the effort from the right and Sen. Susan Collins of Maine signaled she is unlikely to support the redrafted plan because it retains deep cuts to the Medicaid insurance program for the poor.

Democrats unanimously oppose the repeal effort, leaving Vice President Mike Pence to serve as a tie-breaker if the chamber splits 50-50. [ Source ]

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  1. Kill Obamacare completely!
    Number #1 reason is the immense expansion Obama did with MEDICAID - the wholesale placing of tens of millions of freeloaders on free Healthcare. 85% of people on Obamacare are non-payers. The 15% that are payers can't afford to use it because the deductibles are so high. Obamacare effectively forces payers to pay for non-payers, and keeps payers from being able to use it. But insurance companies demand to be bailed out, that the government (you and me) pay hugely inflated bills for taking care of the non-payers, to the tune of ONE $$TRILLION EVERY YEAR. That's Genius! That's the Devil!
    First, Kill Obamacare completely!

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