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Obamacare tax on 'medical devices' expected to cost 146,000 jobs

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Politics,Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets
As the fight over Obamacare raged in the House and Senate Wednesday, a new worry emerged that has the potential to push 146,000 high-paid, high-skill American jobs overseas. Former Bush economist Diana Furchtgott-Roth told a House panel that the tiny provision in Obamacare that puts a 2.3 percent tax on "medical devices" such as heart valves, insulin pumps and dental fillings will stifle...