You know that the GOP House’s initial attempt this week to overturn the health care reform act is mostly for show when the bill is officially called the “Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act.” Even by political standards, that name is over the top, as there is no evidence that the law has killed or will kill jobs. To even be able to vote for repeal, GOP leaders had to make an exception to their new rules requiring all spending increases to be offset, as the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that repealing the law would increase the deficit by about $230 billion over 10 years.
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