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GOP push on health plan; conservatives, Democrats oppose it

Mar 8, 2017 - Associated Press Financial Wire

WASHINGTON (AP) - Over the strong objections of key conservatives and Democrats, House Republican leaders are forging ahead with a health care plan that scraps major parts of the Obama-era overhaul.

The House Ways and Means Committee and the Energy and Commerce Committee intended to convene what were expected to be marathon sessions Wednesday to start voting on the legislation.

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence back the plan to repeal Barack Obama's health care law

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