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Senate votes to start debate on Obamacare repeal as Pence is forced to break tie

Senate votes to start debate on Obamacare repeal as Pence is forced to break tie | 25 July 2017 | The Senate on Tuesday voted by the narrowest margin to move forward with its Obamacare repeal push, a significant step for Republicans that still leaves senators searching for an agreement on how best to follow through on a campaign promise that has defined most of the last decade. Vice President Mike Pence was forced to break a tie as the Senate voted 51-50 to start debate on proposals to change the landmark health-care law. The vote comes after weeks of setbacks for Republicans as party divisions stalled multiple versions of their plans to overhaul the American health-care system...The procedural vote starts a complicated period in which senators will float varying alternatives for reshaping Obamacare.