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Why Republicans Will Vote to Repeal Obamacare, but Not on How to Replace It
National Journal Magazine

Republicans’ pledge to “repeal and replace” Obamacare will never die, and yet it is not really alive. It is the undead—and it has risen again.

With the GOP about to take the Senate’s helm, a handful of lawmakers are once again touting plans to replace the Affordable Care Act. Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Paul Ryan are reportedly working on a new plan, and Sen. Orrin Hatch, soon to be the chairman of the powerful Finance Committee, used a USA Today op-ed Wednesday to tout a plan he released in January, along with Sens. Tom Coburn and Richard Burr.