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Web site bugs or not, Obamacare
will be a problem for swing-state
Democrats in 2014

Washington Post, by Chris Cillizza

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 10/26/2013 7:45:37 PM

The news of the day is that the Obama administration has pledged to have the problems with HealthCare.gov fixed by the end of November, an announcement that will likely settle the nerves of many Democratic politicians regarding the potential political reverberations of the Web site not working as an election year dawns. But, those same politicians would do well to remember the words of President Obama earlier this week: “Let me remind everybody that the Affordable Care Act is not just a Web site. It’s much more.” Now, Obama meant to make the point that problems with the Web site

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 10/26/2013 7:52:53 PM     (No. 9584046)

The TEA party guarandamntees that they will pay the price for Obamacare pain.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ruready?, 10/26/2013 7:59:18 PM     (No. 9584049)

McCain, Cornyn, Hatch, McConnell et al. - if any of you are reading this, you can be sure that I think about your performance standing against Ted Cruz pretty much every waking hour of every day. A lot of people I know do the same thing.

I will NEVER forget your selling us out. What a legacy. No sense in fretting - you will just lose, worried.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/26/2013 7:59:57 PM     (No. 9584050)

The premiums will, in fact, go down on the Bronze level plan, but the deductible and copay will be at $6000, and after that point, the bronze plan will pay just 70% of the costs to the policyholder.
It is absolutely ridiculous for this ACA to go forward.
And within 2 years, Barack the Inept is going to be begging congress for tens of billions of dollars, and maybe more,to cover the hidden costs.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Dante, 10/26/2013 8:12:38 PM     (No. 9584059)

The few people who are signing up are overwhelmingly getting on to Medicaid and not into private insurance. This disaster is far beyond the pathetic website issues.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 10/26/2013 8:19:44 PM     (No. 9584066)

Wishin´ don´t make it so, Li´l Chrissy.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JAN, 10/26/2013 8:35:35 PM     (No. 9584073)

Ted Cruz was right. People chose to ignore his warnings at their own peril.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/26/2013 8:39:21 PM     (No. 9584074)

Watch out #2, you are risking a Storm of Elite Republican Condescension coming your way.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 10/26/2013 8:54:45 PM     (No. 9584086)

not a problem for the dems..
only those who will have their health insurance rates go up will vote Republican.. that, of course DOES include a TON of current democrats..
however there are so many NON-PAYING healthcare recipients that it won´t matter..
and MORE going to be legalized by next year..


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Reply 9 - Posted by: badrad, 10/26/2013 10:37:21 PM     (No. 9584152)

So why aren´t Bill and Hillary helping out? They susrely had this all figured out in Hillarycare #1? This Democrathealthcare achieved by hook and crook began as Hillarycare.

Seems Romneycare came after Hillarycare but what do fcts matter when they only get in the way of the power players ambitions?

Democarecare #2--save it Hillary or at least recognize you b----d child in public? Nah...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: badrad, 10/26/2013 11:27:37 PM     (No. 9584189)

Dear Tea Partiers. Please forget about ousting seated republicans and let´s get after the dems/liberals/socialists/communists--the vast left wing conspiracy dudes.

obamacare is Hillarycare warmed over or democare#2 and so should be named. Too bad it wasn´t in the primaries but now definite necessity to get Hillary linked to it and old Bilious the Bent One.

The entire democrat party should be made to own the communist in the white house that they tolerate and obfuscate for.

Funny graphic going around facebook the gist of is why do we need a president when the one we have knows nothing about the going on and who is doing the doing. Imagine the MSM letting anyone except this specifically groomed community organizer to get away with it?The real clean articulate and dare we continue Harry Reid´s quote?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 10/27/2013 12:09:25 AM     (No. 9584231)

Fixing the website isn´t going to save the Democrats.Their voters are going to be furious about the cost of their new policies and in some cases losing their doctor. I think those politicians will be in physical danger.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 10/27/2013 1:14:36 AM     (No. 9584259)

If you like your plan you can keep it will prove to be the updated version of Read my lips, no new taxes. It will sour an entire generation on the promises of Democrat politicians.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/27/2013 6:23:08 AM     (No. 9584342)

I´m not so sure. Those demonrats will tell the voters lies and the stupid voters will believe them and then have to live with the liar after the election after the demonrat reverts back to their old BS.

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