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Democrats Vow Rapid Action After Obamacare Tossed by Judge

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  • U.S. judge in Texas dismantles Obama’s Affordable Care Act
  • Decision threatens health coverage for millions of Americans

Obamacare was struck down by a Texas federal judge in a ruling that casts uncertainty on insurance coverage for millions of U.S. residents, drawing sharp condemnation from some medical professionals and a vow for action by top Democrats.

President Donald Trump termed the ruling “a big big victory by a highly respected judge” and an alternative path to the long-time Republican goal of repeal-and-replace.