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U.S. House votes to repeal health care law

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 | 8:32 p.m. CST

WASHINGTON — Swiftly honoring a campaign pledge, newly empowered Republicans pushed legislation to repeal the nation's year-old health care overhaul through the House Wednesday night, brushing aside implacable opposition in the Senate and a veto threat from President Barack Obama.

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