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Health Care Repeal

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:14 PM EDT
House Republicans are planning to hold a vote tomorrow on a repeal of President's Obama's health care law. Republican leaders said the reason they are doing it is because the American people don't support the policy. Democrats accused their colleagues of re-fighting old political battles.

"We are here simply killing time because everybody knows the senate has already done away with this bill for we know it's never going to become law. We are not trying to make law here. We are making political points," said Louise Slaughter.

Republicans acknowledge they only way the law will be repealed is if Mitt Romney is president, and if there are more Republicans in the Senate.

A poll from the Washington Post shows just how divided America is about it. 47% of people polled support the health care law while 47% oppose it.

Of people who do not support the health care law, 33% want all of it repealed, 30% want parts of it repealed and 34% want to wait to see what happens.Health Care Repeal


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