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With little fanfare, Marco Rubio single-handedly sabotages Affordable Care Act

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Quietly, with little fanfare, Marco Rubio has single-handedly shaken the foundation of the Affordable Care Act, putting President Barack Obama’s signature health care law into question. First reported by Robert Pear of The New York Times, the Florida senator and presidential candidate last year slipped in a little-noticed provision into a massive spending bill, which became the first substantive move toward dismantling Obamacare. The measure, attacking the “risk corridor provision” of the ACA, may have garnered little attention for Rubio,…

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