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Obama Banks on Sebelius
Leaving to Take Heat Off Party

Bloomberg News, by Mike Dorning and Annie Linskey

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 4/12/2014 1:19:10 PM

The departure of Kathleen Sebelius from President Barack Obama’s cabinet removes a focal point for criticism over Obamacare’s troubled rollout, right at a moment when the White House can blunt attacks with enrollment numbers that exceeded targets. Senate confirmation hearings on the president’s choice to succeed Sebelius as Health and Human Services secretary, budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell, will give Republicans days of media exposure for their criticism of a program that remains unpopular. Those hearings will now be held months ahead of midterm congressional elections, helping diminish the impact on voters. Sebelius’s departure also addresses demands from some Democrats for a change

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 4/12/2014 1:22:01 PM     (No. 9808267)

In. Your. Dreams. Buddy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: judy, 4/12/2014 1:35:33 PM     (No. 9808283)

The bill´s been changed 37 times, I don´t know anyone who could fix it. Can you imagine working on a bill that´s illegally changed weekly ? I think the people who wrote it should be required to be on TV daily with commercials on the bill & be required to fix it. Pelosi & the WH get a pass, Sebelius gets fired.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Janylou, 4/12/2014 1:49:13 PM     (No. 9808300)

A pipe dream!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 4/12/2014 6:37:16 PM     (No. 9808581)

Sebelius has left, not Obamacare.

As people see more and more how Obama affects their health care, the heat will continue.

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