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We ultimately got a peek at the health care bill that GOP senators have been guarding so closely and, well, it’s not really surprising. Like the House bill, it repeals the individual mandate and drastically cuts back on federal support of Medicaid, which would likely force states to shrink their programs, intending people would lose coverage. But it also adds money to stabilize Obamacare in the meantime.