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Editorial: Eight reasons why the GOP healthcare bill ultimately failed

By Merrill Goozner  |  July 21, 2017
Editorial: Eight reasons why the GOP healthcare bill ultimately failed

Asked about his Bay of Pigs fiasco, President John F. Kennedy responded, "Victory has 100 fathers and defeat is an orphan." The opposite is true for the latest iteration of the GOP healthcare bill, which would have eliminated insurance coverage for more than 20 million people.

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