House votes to repeal Obamacare

House votes to repeal Obamacare
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After years of debate, the House on Thursday voted to repeal key parts of the Affordable Care Act and replace them with new provisions.

The vote, which President Donald Trump was planning to tout as a big victory, sends the Republican-sponsored bill to gut Obamacare to the Senate for consideration. …

The bill passed by a vote of 217 to 213. All 193 Democrats voting opposed the bill; they were joined by 20 Republicans voting “no.” …

After the vote, protesters outside the Capitol building yelled, “Shame, shame!” at members of Congress walking down the front steps.

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