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McConnell to file amicus brief challenging healthcare reform

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said he plans to file an amicus brief, or friend-of-the-court brief, supporting the multistate lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s healthcare reform bill, Politico.com reported.

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

GOP: We’ll halt healthcare reform by stopping funding

Now that Republicans know they’ll control the House starting in January, they’ve begun outlining plans for battling key provisions of President Obama’s healthcare reform bill. Since they are still a minority in the Senate, making a full-scale repeal of the bill implausible, Republicans have opted to focus on funding aspects of the bill.

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