Half a dozen ways to defund health reform

by Dennis Coday

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Conventional wisdom has it that the promise of the Republican-controlled House to cripple last year's historic Healthcare Reform Law by not providing funding to key parts of it won't go far. The Democratic Senate says it won't play along and the president said he would veto any such bill.

Still, the Republicans in the house have present a half a dozen measures to defund the healthcare law. And National Public Radio health correspondent Julie Rovner says there is still plenty of reasons to pay attention to those proposals:

It's worth a look at some of these other GOP health amendments, not only to get a peek at the party's strategy going forward for the rest of the year, but to get an idea where Republicans think the health measure's soft spots are that could win over some wavering Democrats.

Read the full report: GOP Counts The Ways To Defund Health Law

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