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One more time: What you need to know about the Senate healthcare debate today

As Sydney Idzikowski reported earlier this morning, the U.S. Senate is expected to vote on the controversial GOP healthcare proposal today. There’s obviously been a lot written on this subject, but for those who may have lost track, here is a handy set of links to the key recent stories in this space that explain what’s at stake:

Progressive advocates are obviously hoping against hope that Senators Burr and Tillis will finally see the light and recognize the need to
start from scratch with a different, bipartisan approach that sets aside the efforts to gut Medicaid and focuses instead on making real improvements to marketplace stability and affordability.

Stay tuned — we’ll have updates here as they become available.

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