Michele Bachmann again tries to repeal Obamacare

For the 34th time, legislation has been introduced into Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act

By Jillian Rayfield
Published January 3, 2013 10:42PM (EST)
 Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.                 (Facebook/teambachmann)
Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. (Facebook/teambachmann)

Apparently still unfazed by the Supreme Court's ruling, Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., announced today that she introduced legislation into the new Congress to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act.

Bachmann tweeted:

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According to a report by CBS News in July, the then-33 unsuccessful attempts by House Republicans to repeal the law had used up around 80 hours of time in Congress, or two full work weeks, at a cost of around $48 million.


Jillian Rayfield

Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

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