A vote in the House of Representatives on the “Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act” (HR 2) scheduled for Jan. 12 has been postponed in the wake of last weekend’s shootings in Arizona, and although a new date has yet to be scheduled, Capitol Hill watchers expect the legislation to resurface soon.

EBA asked our health care reform panelists to weigh in: Is the repeal effort — which President Barack Obama has already affirmed will not make it past his veto pen (were to get that far) — an important symbolic gesture, a waste of time, or somewhere in between?

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