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November 7, 2013
House to vote next week on 'Keep Your Health Plan Act'
A bill with the potential to be very embarrassing for President Obama - since many Democrats are going to vote for it - will hit the House floor next week and will probably pass. The Keep Your Health Plan Act, introduced by Rep. Fred Upton, says that Americans who like their health care plans can keep them by authorizing insurance companies to continue to offer plans already cancelled by Obamacare regulations. The Hill: Late Wednesday afternoon, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) announced via Twitter that the bill would get a vote. The Keep Your Health Plan Act, H.R. 3350, was introduced last week by House Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and more than two dozen Republicans. As of Wednesday, co-sponsorship had grown to 88 members. Upton's bill authorizes insurance companies to keep offering plans that they have said need to be canceled because of ObamaCare's new insurance standards. Since early October, companies have sent out millions...(Read Full Post)