House GOP divided on target for defeating ObamaCare

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The argument highlights a deep strategic split within the House GOP about how best to extract concessions from Democrats on healthcare.

Dozens of Republicans are pushing their leadership to make a firm demand on defunding the law in the next two weeks as part of must-pass legislation to avoid a government shutdown after Sept. 30.

But with the backing of leadership, others are more comfortable waiting until a subsequent debate over lifting the debt limit, which is likely to occur in mid-October.

Those conservatives are betting that the rates in many states will be higher than predicted, further eroding public support for a law that polls continue to show is unpopular.

Read more on The Hill.