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The Republicans Are Not Going to Compromise on Health Care

Written by Wendy

Shortly after Arizona Sen. John McCain voted to sink the GOP’s “skinny repeal” bill, he urged Republicans and Democrats to work together on health reform. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer seemed only too happy to oblige, heaping praise on McCain in a statement made shortly after the vote: “On health care, but also in the Senate as a whole, I hope what John McCain did would be regarded in history as a turning point, where the Senate turned back from its partisanship and started working together.” Of course, what Schumer wants is bipartisanship on Democratic terms, and it remains to be seen if he’s going to get it.

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