GOP's 17.2 percent solution

    As of mid-March, the nation’s rate of uninsured had declined to 15.9 percent from 17.1 percent in December.

    We can’t know exactly where the rate stands now, but it’s lower. And, well, the nation’s Republican leaders will not have that.

    They will do everything they can — and credit them for having done everything they could — to get us back to the good old 17.1 percent days.

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