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Cornyn: Senate Repeal Vote on Obamacare Could Be This Week

By    |   Tuesday, 01 Feb 2011 11:38 AM

The Senate may vote as soon as this week on a bill repealing the new healthcare reform law, says veteran Republican Texas Sen. John Cornyn, The Hill reports. There is almost no chance that a Democratically controlled Senate will pass repeal, even though a federal judge in Florida Monday ruled that the entire law is unconstitutional.

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“Vote on HC repeal could come as early as this week in the Senate,” Cornyn writes on Twitter.

Republicans, led by Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, have promised to force a Senate vote on repeal. Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., introduced a repeal bill similar to the one passed by the House earlier this month, and by Monday, all his GOP colleagues had signed on as co-sponsors.

But Democrats, led by Majority Leader Harry Reid, appear uninterested in allowing a vote. With 23 of them facing re-election in 2012, some in conservative or swing states, a vote against repeal could help curtail their Senate careers.


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