GOP’s ‘Repeal Health Care’ Plan Faces High Hurdles

As soon as the Senate passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Dec. 24, Republicans and conservative activists started making a promise to voters. Give them a victory in the 2010 midterm elections, and they’ll repeal the bill.

“Every Republican in 2010 and 2012 will run on an absolute pledge to repeal this bill,” said Newt Gingrich, the former speaker of the House who remains a key strategic thinker for the party, on the Dec. ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Derek Hawkins - Dec 29, 2009 - 4:32 AM PST
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Edited by: Derek Hawkins - Dec 29, 2009 - 8:21 AM PST

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by Chris Finnie - Dec. 29, 2009

I giggled all the way through. The idea that Republicans, who have railed for decades about "legislating from the bench," would now pin their hopes to repeal the bill on the courts, was just too rich. However, the story has enough quotes from GOP figures to substantiate this massive flip flop.

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