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Stockton, February 14, 2017 | By Almendra Carpizo, The Stockton Record | comments
Denham will not vote for repeal without a replacement
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STOCKTON — Tai'Rance Kelly asked the more than 40 people gathered around him in downtown Stockton on Tuesday: "What does your heart beat for?"

Everyone has a reason, he said.

For the 32-year-old, it's his children.


Chan, as well as others participating in Tuesday's rally, have held meetings and plan to continue scheduling appointments with the offices of both Reps. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, and Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, to discuss the issue.

And a big push on Tuesday was to get people to attend a town hall meeting about health care at 6 p.m. today at College Avenue Congregation at 1341 College Ave. in Modesto, a city represented by Denham, who has voted more than 40 times to repeal and replace ACA.

Denham said Friday he would not support any move to repeal Obamacare without a replacement plan in place.

"There's not going to be something that happens with a long stretch of period that leaves people uninsured," he said.

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