(CNBC) -- U.S. equities closed lower on Tuesday as large-cap technology stocks fell more than 1 percent, while a Senate vote delay raised heighten policy uncertainty.
The Dow Jones industrial average pulled back about 90 points, with 3M and Apple leading decliners. The 30-stock index fell after multiple reports said the Senate will hold off on voting on a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare until after the July 4 recess.
"That probably created a little volatility here as well," said John Caruso, senior market strategist at RJO Futures, referring to the vote's delay.
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