The dismantling begins: Senate votes to repeal Obamacare’s medical device tax

We guess the “severe conservatives” among the Senate Democrats and Republicans didn’t get @BarackObama’s memo reminding them of the futility of trying to roll back progress. The Supreme Court may have upheld Obamacare, but the court doesn’t control the purse strings.

Yes, most of us are still finding out to our shock and surprise what’s in the Affordable Care Act, but in a non-binding resolution tonight, the Senate voted 79-20 in favor of repealing Obamacare’s medical device tax, which was calculated to raise $20 billion over the next 10 years to (help) fund it.

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Update: More senators are beginning to weigh in on the vote.

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