Senate Republicans lose vote on health law

 


Senate Republicans lose vote on health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — As expected, the Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to repeal the year-old health care law.

The ultimate fate of the controversial law is expected to be determined by the Supreme Court.

But congressional Republicans emboldened by gains in last fall's elections have made a priority of trying to wipe it off the books. All 47 members of the GOP rank and file voted for repeal. There were 51 votes to leave it in place, 50 Democrats and one independent.

The House voted last month for repeal, but the action was viewed as symb...



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