Cornyn: ‘We Haven't Finished Our Conversation' on Health Care Overhaul

WASHINGTON -- It’s a tough week to be a member of Senate Republican leadership.Just ask Texas Sen. John Cornyn, the No. 2 member whose job it is to wrangle votes for the GOP’s overhaul of the Affordable Care Act. The effort was dealt a major setback Tuesday when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shelved a planned vote on the overhaul due to lack of support.Last month, the Texan and majority whip confidently predicted the Republican plan would pass the Senate by August, a goal that remains in reach. But in recent weeks, Cornyn adopted McConnell’s urgency and pushed for a vote before the July 4th break.  Continue reading...

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