The early morning light begins to appear behind the US Capitol on July 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. With Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) returning today after his brain cancer diagnoses, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will see if he has enough Senate Republican votes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. also known as Obamacare.
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