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The Great GOP Vaccine Debate of 2015 is Over, and Vaccines Won

Rand Paul walks back on a limb.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) leaves the weekly Republican Senate policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol February 3, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) leaves the weekly Republican Senate policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol February 3, 2015 in Washington, DC.

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It was the third-to-last question at today's House leadership press conference, and you could tell by the eye-rolls and groans how it was going to go.

"Mr. Speaker, do you believe that parents should be required to vaccinate their children?" asked ABC News reporter Jeff Zeleny.