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Math is not the friend of the Republican Party

Math is not the friend of the Republican Party

Math is not the friend of the Republican Party.

As the GOP leadership fights to find the votes from Trumpcare, the bill that just won’t die, the Congressional Budget Office issued two new scores for how Republican proposals would affect the health insurance system.

First, the government office confirmed that a bill to repeal Obamacare without replacing it — the Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act of 2017, or ORRA — would result in 32 million more people losing health insurance compared to the status quo, and a...

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