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Republicans still can't decide how to deal with the ACA

The GOP is splitting on how to handle the Affordable Care Act. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/AP

The debate over the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing subsidies has reopened Republicans' divisions about how to approach the law as a whole: whether to change the law as much as they can; or let it stumble while they keep up a symbolic fight to repeal it.

What we're watching: Congressional Republicans are grappling with two competing proposals from two powerful committee chairmen. Which one is able to gather the most momentum — or whether they end up in a stalemate — will say a lot about whether the party is ready to face the reality that the ACA isn't going anywhere any time soon.