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GOP gears up for fight on health care mandate

WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders on Tuesday seized on the Obama administration’s one-year delay of a requirement that employers offer health insurance or face penalties, demanding the same postponement for the mandate on individual insurance purchases and promising a series of showdowns aimed at dividing Democrats from the White House.

After more than two years of voting repeatedly and unsuccessfully to repeal the health care law, Republicans believe they are getting traction thanks to what they see as the administration’s self-inflicted wound over the employer mandate.

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