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US House of Representatives votes to sue Obama

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WASHINGTON - The Republican-led House of Representatives voted Wednesday to sue President Barack Obama for allegedly overstepping his powers, a move swiftly denounced by his Democratic allies as a cynical election-year stunt. 

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (C) is joined by fellow Democrats at a news conference in the US Capitol July 30, 2014, after the House voted to sue President Barack Obama

By a party-line vote of 225 to 201, the House voted to resort to the unprecedented move of taking the president to court for not having stringently followed the letter of the law while implementing his signature "Obamacare" health care reform bill.

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