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Republicans race to back protections for preexisting conditions, after trying for years to gut the law that created the protections

Posted On: Oct 19, 2018   |   Posted By: The Washington Post

The political irony: The issue that propelled the GOP to take over Congress in 2010 threatens the party now.

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