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GOP Win Would Open Door to Deals on Device Tax, Keystone

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Oct. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Boston Scientific Corp. and the medical-device industry have been fighting for four years to repeal a tax tucked into Obamacare. Now, they have a chance to win -- if Republicans take over the U.S. Senate.

Should the party win a majority in the chamber in next month’s election, device makers and their bipartisan backers would have the allies they need to put pressure on President Barack Obama to strike a deal on eliminating the excise tax.