Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. (Facebook/teambachmann)

Michele Bachmann again tries to repeal Obamacare

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


Jillian Rayfield
January 4, 2013 3:42AM (UTC)

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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