America House Votes To Quash Obamacare, For The 40th Time Facebook Twitter Google+ Email August 2, 20133:15 PM ET Eyder Peralta Twitter Enlarge this image The chamber of the House of Representatives. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Alex Wong/Getty Images The chamber of the House of Representatives. Alex Wong/Getty Images The House of Representatives voted Friday to suppress President Obama's signature legislative accomplishment for the 40th time since the law was passed in 2010. The vote to gut the Affordable Care Act — or Obamacare — was a near-party-line 232-185 vote. And like the previous 39 times, this is a symbolic vote, because the Democratic-controlled Senate will not take up the measure. Here's our story when the GOP-controlled House made its 31st attempt, here's one we wrote for their 33rd time, and here's the post we wrote the 37th time. And here's what we wrote back in January 2011. House of Representatives Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Ohio: 75 Police Officers Face Punishment In Deadly Car ChaseAugust 2, 2013 Supreme Court Denies California Delay On Prisoner ReleaseAugust 2, 2013 We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.