Obamacare repeal collapses as Senate GOP blocks health bill

SENATE MAJORITY LEADER Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, walks to his office from the Senate Chamber following a vote at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.
SENATE MAJORITY LEADER Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, walks to his office from the Senate Chamber following a vote at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/ZACH GIBSON
WASHINGTON – A months-long effort by Senate Republicans to pass health legislation collapsed early Friday after GOP Sen. John McCain joined two of his colleagues to block a stripped-down Obamacare repeal bill. “I regret that our efforts were simply not enough, this time,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on the Senate floor after the…

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