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This Is How Tri-State Representatives Voted on the Republican's Health Care Bill

The measure skirted through the House by a thin 217-213 vote, as all voting Democrats and 20 mostly moderate Republican holdouts voted no

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    A GOP-backed health care reform bill passed House lawmakers by the slim margin of 217 to 213 on Thursday. President Donald Trump praised the American Health Care Act after its house passage, calling it a "repeal and a replace of Obamacare," as it makes it way to the Senate floor. 

    (Published Thursday, May 4, 2017)

    The Republican health care bill narrowly passed in the House Thursday, delivering a victory for President Donald Trump just six weeks after nearly leaving the measure for dead.


    House approval sends the measure to an uncertain fate in the Senate, where some Republicans consider the bill too harsh. Polls have shown President Barack Obama's health care overhaul — which the GOP bill would largely repeal — has actually gained in popularity as the debate over a replacement health care program has accelerated.

    The measure skirted through the House by a thin 217-213 vote, as all voting Democrats and 20 mostly moderate Republican holdouts voted no.

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    Here's how representatives from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut voted. All Democrats and some Republicans voted against the bill, and a little more than a half dozen Republicans voted for it. 

    NY REPUBLICANS:

    COLLINS: YES

    DONOVAN: NO

    FASO: YES

    KATKO: NO

    KING: YES

    REED: YES

    STEFANIK: YES

    TENNEY: YES

    ZELDIN: YES

    NY DEMOCRATS:

    CLARKE: NO

    CROWLEY: NO

    ENGEL: NO

    ESPAILLAT: NO

    HIGGINS: NO

    JEFFRIES: NO

    MALONEY: NO

    MEEKS: NO

    MENG: NO

    NADLER: NO

    RICE: NO

    SERRANO: NO

    SLAUGHTER: NO

    SUOZZI: NO

    TONKO: NO

    VELAZQUEZ: NO

    NJ REPUBLICANS:

    Frelinghuysen: YES

    Lance: NO

    LoBiondo: NO

    MacArthur: YES

    Smith: NO

    NJ DEMOCRATS:

    Watson Coleman: NO

    Gottheimer: NO

    Norcross: NO

    Pallone: NO

    Pascrell: NO

    Payne: NO

    Sires: NO

    CT REPUBLICANS:

    NONE

    CT DEMOCRATS

    Courtney: NO

    DeLauro: NO

    Esty: NO

    Himes: NO

    Larson: NO