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McConnell Fast Tracks Process In Bid For Health Bill Vote By July 4 Recess

June 09, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) issued a rule Thursday (June 8) that lets the upper chamber bypass committee and take its upcoming version of the House-passed health reform bill directly to the floor. McConnell wants a vote on a bill by the July 4 recess. Thorn Run Partners Vice President Shea McCarthy said, if all goes well, the vote could be as early as June 28. But he said that doesn't necessarily mean the bill will pass. “There are...

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