Corn on “Hardball”: Why the GOP Has Voted to Repeal Obamacare 40 Times


Friday, House Republicans voted to repeal the Affordable Care Actfor the 40th time. “This is about 2016,” DC bureau chief David Corn noted on MSNBC. With nothing else happening in Congress, Republicans can get attention by holding the same vote over and over again, and they’re hoping it will pay off down the road. Watch Corn discuss the votes, and whether they’ll backfire for the GOP, with the Huffington Post‘s Sam Stein on MSNBC‘s Hardball:

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