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U.S. House passes the American Health Care Act

05/04/2017 03:57 PM

The United States House of Representatives passed a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday by the slimmest of margins. The American Health Care Act passed the House 217-213, with 20 Republicans voting “no” alongside all 193 Democratic Representatives. Four of Kentucky’s six U.S. Representatives voted in favor of the measure. U.S. Rep James Comer, R-Tompkinsville, praised the passing of the AHCA as vital to Kentucky. “Repealing Obamacare is critically important for Kentucky, where the individual market... Read more 

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