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Senate has votes to rebuff GOP bid to repeal Obama health care law (except 1099 repeal, which both sides want

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WASHINGTON--The Senate Democrats have the votes to rebuff a GOP bid, led by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to repeal all of President Obama's signature health care law. I'm told there are no Democratic defections expected when the vote takes place later Wednesday.

Both Democrats and Republicans agree that a IRS 1099 reporting requirement in the law should be repealed; both sides and President Obama agreed the paperwork burden was a mistake.

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