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May 4, 2017

Editor's note: This article originally mischaracterized the nature of the GOP’s post-vote celebration. There was actually no Bud Light involved.

Our original article appears below.

The passage of the Republican health-care bill is not yet a done deal, but members of the GOP are already planning their victory party, reporters on the Hill observe:

Last-minute counts put the health-care law as passing at exactly 217 votes, meaning there is almost no margin for error. If the bill does indeed past, it will be a full-circle moment for House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who once dreamed of capping Medicaid coverage at a college kegger. Jeva Lange