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Health-care law likely to remain intact under divided Congress, at least for now
Washington Post

Fresh off their triumph in the midterm elections, Republican leaders are vowing to do whatever it takes to repeal the new health-care law. In an interview with Fox News on Thursday, presumptive new House speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio), promised that in addition to a straight-up repeal vote, “there’s a lot of tricks up our sleeves in terms of how we can dent this, kick it, slow it down to make sure it never happens. And trust me, I’m going to make sure this health-care bill never ever, ever is implemented.” We examine the Republicans’ prospects for success.