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Boehner: Republicans Voted To Turn Medicare Into Obamacare


After acknowledging those similarities, Cornyn said he'd be open to tweaking the health care law in ways that appease both parties without throwing the entire thing out.

By contrast, Boehner's second-in-command, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor denied the similarities.

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