The CBO estimates the bipartisan Alexander-Murray health-care bill would cut the deficit by $3.8 billion

Sen. Lamar Alexander.
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In the ongoing partisan battle over ObamaCare, a recently struck bipartisan deal is looking like a solid solution.

New analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office shows that the recently unveiled bipartisan health-care bill, written by Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), could cut the U.S. deficit by $3.8 billion over the next decade. The CBO estimates that health insurance premiums likely wouldn't change much, but neither would the bill drastically reduce the number of citizens covered under ObamaCare.

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