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No surprise in Senate health care vote

It was no surprise that the efforts to repeal the health care law failed Wednesday in the U.S. Senate. Nor was it surprising that Kansas Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran voted for repeal. Roberts said in a statement: "Kansans have sent a message to Congress to repeal the health care law and replace it with commonsense reform that holds down costs and preserves access." Moran said: "This fight is not over. We must replace this damaging law with commonsense reforms that truly lower costs and increase access to care." But at least the debate wasn't a complete waste of time, as the Senate agreed to change a paperwork requirement on businesses.

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