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When we first reported on the Senate GOP's new Obamacare alternative earlier this week, one expert pointed out that it contained "the biggest tax increase on the middle class" in decades. Since then, the senators have quietly released new language that seems to significantly alter that provision of the plan. Dylan Scott reports.
Rep. Michael Grimm, the Staten Island Republican, has released a statement about tonight's incident in the Capitol in which he reportedly told a NY1 reporter, among other things: "I'll break you in half. Like a boy." Here's the statement, according to NY1:
The new GOP alternative to Obamacare shows why Republicans have refrained from offering a concrete plan for so long: health care policy is complex and requires hard choices that result in uneasy compromises. But even still, is targeting employer-based insurance for disruptionreally what Republicans want to do?
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