Congress on break as clock ticks on GOP health care deal

While the House and Senate are not in legislative session in Washington, D.C. this week, the clock keeps ticking on GOP efforts to overhaul the Obama health law, as top Republicans are hoping the week away from the halls of the U.S. Capitol will allow them to thread the needle, and find a deal that can muster a bare majority of votes for approval of a health care bill.

Here is where we stand on Capitol Hill:

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