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Granite Falls Advocate Tribune - Granite Falls, MN
Republicans persist in peddling the myth of a congressional exemption from Obamacare
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By Pat Cunningham
Sept. 27, 2013 5:20 p.m.



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This editorial in The Day, a Connecticut newspaper, NAILS IT:

There is no better way to make a federal law unpopular than to have Congress exempt itself from its provisions. No wonder then reports that Congress has exempted themselves and their staffs from the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare – is further eroding support for the law aimed at making sure all Americans have access to health care insurance.

However, the claim, while constructed on some shred of truth, is false. It is symbolic of what is wrong with Washington. It is a strategy meant to confuse and divert ...

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