Health Care: Were The Risks Of Repeal Without Replace Too High?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell lost two attempts to undo the Affordable Care Act within 24 hours.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell lost two attempts to undo the Affordable Care Act within 24 hours.

Andrew Harnik/AP

Updated at 2:54 p.m. ET

After the Senate’s attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act collapsed Monday, Republican leaders immediately began talking about repealing the health care law in hopes of coming up with a replacement later.

But by midafternoon Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plan to hold a vote on a repeal-only bill had faltered, too.

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Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/07/18/537868412/health-care-the-risks-of-repeal-without-replace?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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