Daily Signal - How Mike Lee and Matt Bevin Saved the Obamacare Repeal Bill

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Dec. 3, 2015

Good morning. We're monitoring the situation in San Bernardino, Calif., and praying for the victims of yesterday's shooting. Here in Washington, Senate conservatives won a fight to advance a strong bill repealing Obamacare. Rob Bluey has the story behind the story. Heritage budget expert Paul Winfree shows how the Senate is doing far better than the House at cutting spending in the repeal bill. Melissa Quinn lays out pro-life and other "policy riders" House conservatives want in the spending bill. And Josh Siegel talks with experts about whether "safe zones" would work for Syrian refugees.

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