Friday, 13 January 2017 The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a measure making the first move toward scrapping Obamacare, joining the Senate in instructing key committees to write legislation repealing the health insurance law. Eliminating Obamacare is a top priority of the Republican-majority Congress as well as President-elect Donald Trump, who has urged lawmakers to act quickly. The resolution passed on Friday instructs committees of the House and Senate to draft repeal...
Jan.13 -- Congressional Republicans completed the first step Friday toward their long-promised repeal of Obamacare and now must find a way to unravel the massive health-care law and try to replace it. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on "What’d You Miss?"
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Representative Louise Slaughter has died at the age of 88. The New York Democrat had recently been hospitalized after falling. According to her her chief of staff Liam Fitzsimmons, she passed away.. Source: Wochit News -
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