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The Health 202: Senate is straining to pass Obamacare overhaul in next 14 days

June 16, 2017 12:38 PM
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The Health 202: Senate is straining to pass Obamacare overhaul in next 14 days

The Senate GOP leadership is trying to rally enough steam to vote on an Obamacare overhaul in the 14 days left in June. But potential roadblocks are piling up both publicly and behind-the-scenes that could easily derail its efforts.

For one thing, the Congressional Budget Office would need time to score final legislation. And the parliamentarian would need to give the thumbs-up to its individual parts. Which leads us to the biggest reason a vote this month is possible but very, very hard: Republicans don’t even have a bill yet.

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