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Democrats stay up late hoping to 'shame' Republicans over health-bill secrecy

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Democrats stay up late hoping to 'shame' Republicans over health-bill secrecySenator Chris Murphy (D-CT) introduces Dr. Scott Gottlieb before a Senate Health Education Labor and Pension Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to be commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., April 5, 2017. WASHINGTON–In a late night protest, Senate Democrats decried efforts by top Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act behind closed doors, pledging to disrupt proceedings in the chamber over the matter. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said that Democrats will break with normal procedure and object to routine movements and bills in an effort to slow down Senate business unless Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., agrees to allow debate on the controversial health care bill.

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