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The Latest: GOP's health overhaul clears 2nd committee

Mar 9, 2017 - Associated Press Financial Wire

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the health care debate as Congress begins work on a GOP-drafted overhaul (all times EST):

1:50 p.m.

Republicans have scored an early triumph as a second key House panel approved a bill to end the Obama health law and fundamentally restructure Medicaid for low-income people.

The House Energy and Commerce Committee cleared the GOP bill on a party-line vote of 31-23 Thursday - after more than 27 hours of debate. The Ways and Means Committee approved

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