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Senate GOP Will Use Reconciliation In Attempt To Repeal Obamacare via @patdollard

Senate GOP Will Use Reconciliation In Attempt To Repeal Obamacare via @patdollard

Senate GOP Will Use Reconciliation In Attempt To Repeal Obamacare Jun 28, 2012 No Comments ›› Toro520 Excerpted from The Foundry : Now that the Supreme Court has ruled that Obamacare’s health insurance mandate is in fact a tax levied on those who do not purchase insurance, Senate Republicans will look to repeal the full law through the budget reconciliation process. Reconciliation was used to push Obamacare through the Senate in 2009. Generally reserved strictly for budget-related measures, it eliminates the possibility of a filibuster, meaning Republicans would only need 51 votes to repeal that portion of the law – or even the full law itself. Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) seemed open to that approach during a speech at The Heritage Foundation shortly after the Supreme Court handed down its decision. The court’s ruling “does present some options for us” to pursue more unconventi...

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