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A member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus is leaving the group after it opposed a major bill to gut Obamacare. Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, has left the group due to conflicts over the group’s strategy on the American Health Care Act, which was pulled right before a scheduled vote on Friday because of opposition from caucus members and moderates. In a prepared statement Monday, Poe said he resigned from the group will allow him to be a more effective member of Congress and advoicate for the poeple of Texas.