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  • How Civil Disobedience Helped Kill Trumpcare -- At Least For Now

    By Michael Corcoran, Truthout | News Analysis

     A protestor holds up a sign during a rally against the GOP health care plan, on Capitol Hill, July 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Drew Angerer / Getty Images) A protester holds up a sign during a rally against the GOP health care plan, on Capitol Hill, July 26, 2017, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Drew Angerer / Getty Images)

    Senate Republicans' latest push to dismantle the Affordable Care Act collapsed in the wee hours of Friday morning after Senators Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski and John McCain voted against the "skinny repeal." The tireless activists who have been engaging in civil disobedience and direct action deserve much of the credit for this outcome.

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