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Senate takes first step toward ACA repeal

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The U.S. Senate on Thursday took its first step toward dismantling the Affordable Care Act. 

By a vote of 51-48, legislators chose to instruct key committees to draft legislation repealing President Barack Obama's signature health insurance program.

The resolution approved Thursday requires committees of the House and Senate to draft repeal legislation by a target date of Jan. 27. 

Read more from Reuters.
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