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PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Donald Trump is remaining firm on a sticking point for many Republican voters — government-funded health care for all.

One of his top rivals for the Republican presidential nomination, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, has hit Trump hard on this issue in recent weeks. Cruz’s campaign has dubbed Trump’s plan “Trumpcare” and likened it to “Hillarycare” and “Obamacare.” Last week, a super PAC supporting Cruz ran an attack ad on the subject in Iowa.


But Trump isn’t backing down.

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  • Megan,
    This paragraph of yours may be in error:
    But millions of people are still flocking to enroll in insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. New data released this week by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found that 12.7 million Americans signed up on government exchanges in 2015.

    The number of Americans who signed up for health insurance on Obamacare’s federal marketplace fell this year compared with last, according to a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services. In total, shoppers selected 9.2 million plans on during the open-enrollment period that ended Tuesday, compared with 9.6 million the previous year.

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