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By inserting Obamacare repeal into tax plan, Senate GOP may complicate passage

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WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans took a big gamble Tuesday with their tax reform bill, adding a partial Obamacare repeal provision that would free up more money for tax cuts, but also inject significant new political hurdles.
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Senate GOP intent on scrapping health mandate in tax bill

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WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans are intent on scrapping the Affordable Care Act's requirement that Americans get health insurance, targeting a repeal of the individual mandate to help finance deep tax cuts in their tax overhaul. The surprise renewal Tuesday of the failed effort to scrap the law's mandate came a day after President Donald Trump renewed pressure on GOP lawmakers to include the repeal in their tax legislation. It has sharp political stakes for Trump, who lacks a major legislative achievement after nearly 10 months in office.
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Senate Republicans tie tax plan to repeal of key Obamacare mandate

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WASHINGTON - U.S. Senate Republicans on Tuesday linked repealing a key component of Obamacare to their ambitious tax-cut plan, raising new political risks and uncertainties for the tax measure that financial markets have been monitoring closely for months.
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9% of Taxpayers Would Owe More Under Senate GOP's Tax Plan, Says New Report

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The Senate Republican's tax cut legislation would actually raise taxes for 9.1% of filers, in 2019, according to a new report.
The report, by the Joint Committee on Taxation, a nonpartisan committee that is part of Congress, said that the tax bill for 6.8% of filers would increase more than $500. Meanwhile, another 2.3% of filers would have their bill increase $100 to $500.
Those increases would impact a combined 16 million people.
Tax reform is one of President Donald Trump's main legislative objectives after nearly a year of high-profile defeats including a failed effort to repeal...
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Kellyanne Conway pitches GOP tax plan in New Jersey

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President Donald Trump's adviser and New Jersey native Kellyanne Conway came to the state on Tuesday to promote the GOP's proposed tax overhaul.***CALLOUT***
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Senate GOP insisting on 'Obamacare' repeal for tax overhaul

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WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans said Tuesday they are intent on repealing the health care law requirement that Americans get health insurance, targeting the provision as a way to finance deep tax cuts in their far-reaching overhaul. The surprise renewal of the failed effort to repeal the law's mandate came a day after President Donald Trump renewed pressure on GOP lawmakers to include the repeal in their tax legislation. It has sharp political stakes for Trump, who lacks a major legislative achievement after nearly 10 months in office.
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GOP Targets ObamaCare in New Tax Plan

GOP Targets ObamaCare in New Tax Plan

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After failing to do away with the Affordable Care Act earlier this year, Republicans will now try to kill two birds with one stone by adding a partial ObamaCare repeal to their tax package, the Wall Street Journal reports. Sen. Mitch McConnell says getting rid of the ACA's mandate that...
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Senate GOP insisting on Obamacare repeal for tax overhaul WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans said Tuesday they are intent on a repeal of the Obama health care law requirement...
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The GOP's High-Risk Move to Whack Obamacare in Its Tax Bill

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Updated on November 14 at 5:09 p.m. ET Republicans are taking another run at the Affordable Care Act as part of their overhaul of the tax code. Bowing to pressure from President Trump, Senate leaders announced on Tuesday afternoon that they would add the repeal of Obamacare's individual insurance mandate to the far-reaching tax bill they unveiled last week. It's a high-risk, high-reward maneuver for the GOP, which has struck out in its previous attempts to dismantle the health law. If successful, the move could be a two-for-the-price-of-one policy victory for a party desperate to energize...
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Senate GOP insisting on Obamacare repeal for tax overhaul

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WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans said Tuesday they are intent on repealing the Obama health care law requirement that Americans get health insurance, targeting the provision as a way to pay for GOP legislation cutting corporate taxes and individual rates.
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