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House votes to Repeal ObamaCare 245-189

January 19, 2011 politisite 0

A majority of members in the Republican-led House of Representatives voted on Wednesday, mostly along party lines, to repeal President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare law. More than 218 lawmakers backed the repeal, enough to pass it in the House, but voting was continuing. The measure is unlikely to go any further as the Democratic-controlled Senate is expected to drop it. Source – Reuters. Reid-nothing more than partisan grandstanding Even as […]

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CBO Says Health Care Reform repeal would save $540 Billion

January 7, 2011 politisite 0

The Congressional Budget Office, in an email to Capitol Hill staffers obtained by the Spectator, has said that repealing the national health care law would reduce net spending by $540 billion in the ten year period from 2012 through 2021. That number represents the cost of the new provisions, minus Medicare cuts. Repealing the bill would also eliminate $770 billion in taxes, which accounts for the deficit reduction. Full email, […]