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CHART: House GOP Holds 30 Times More Votes On Repealing Obamacare Than On Creating Jobs

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A chart from the Nation illustrates the stark disparity between the number of votes that House Republicans have held on repealing the Affordable Care Act versus the number of votes they have held on job-creating measures like the American Jobs Act. After the House voted to eliminate Obamacare for the 31st time this afternoon, it’s a helpful reminder about how the GOP has pushed aside economic issues despite touting the economy as a central platform issue: