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Latest GOP Obamacare repeal effort on verge of collapse as third Republican comes out against bill

Latest GOP Obamacare repeal effort on verge of collapse as third Republican comes out against bill

Republicans’ latest bid to roll back the Affordable Care Act appeared to collapse Monday as a third GOP senator came out against the measure and the Congressional Budget Office predicted major coverage losses should it become law.

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), who voted against the last Republican repeal bill, joined Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and issued a stern rebuke of her party’s attempt to rush through a sweeping repeal proposal this week with just one public hearing and little independent analysis.

"Part of the problem that we have had has been the lack of hearings, debates and careful consideration and vetting of the healthcare replacement...

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