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People attending Rep. Rod Blum's town hall event in Dubuque, Iowa, this week held up red sheets of paper to show disagreement with what the Republican congressman was saying and green to show they concurred. The GOP health care bill was a major concern of many. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Fact-Checking Republicans' Defense Of The GOP Health Bill

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Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., with moderator Thom Hallock during her town hall meeting at public television station Mountain Lake PBS in Plattsburgh, N.Y. Zach Hirsch/NCPR hide caption

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At Town Hall Meeting, Republican Lawmakers Get An Earful Over Health Care

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Sen. Lindsey Graham talks with constituents after a town hall meeting today in Columbia, S.C. Protestors have been showing up in large numbers to congressional town hall meetings across the nation. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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A group numbering in the hundreds gather to protest the appearance of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell R-Ky., and the policies of the Trump administration in Jeffersontown, Ky., on Wednesday. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., listens to a man voice his complaints during a town hall meeting in Lebanon, Pa., on Aug. 11, 2009. Bradley C Bower/AP hide caption

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