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Funding for health care law next big battle
San Francisco Chronicle

Forget the symbolic vote to repeal health care. Republicans don’t have the votes to override President Obama’s sure veto.

The real move happens later, when Republicans try to cut the money needed to implement the law’s requirement that all Americans buy health insurance.

On its face, it’s a smart tactic. The individual mandate is the linchpin of the heath care law because it spreads the risks.

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