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Why are some Democrats running from Obamacare?
CNN ^ | April 18, 2014 | Halimah Abdullah

Posted on 04/18/2014 9:30:06 PM PDT by Rennes Templar

Washington (CNN) -- The Obamacare enrollment is 8 million strong and growing. Polls have shown that voters love popular provisions calling for mandatory coverage for maternity care and extending coverage for young people up to age 26 to stay on their parents' health insurance policies. And recent figures from the Congressional Budget Office show that Obamacare will cost about $5 billion less to implement in 2014 than originally estimated.

Still, some Democrats have run from the President's signature health care reform law so fast, they've practically left skid marks. The question is: Will they run back?

~snip~

Last November, the Obama administration struggled to recover from the rocky rollout of the health care website and explain why the President broke a promise that people who prefer their insurance could keep it under the law. On the campaign trail, vulnerable Democrats are dogged by questions about Obamacare.

"There is no doubt that our failure to roll out the ACA smoothly has put a burden on Democrats, whether they're running or not, because they stood up and supported this effort through thick and thin," Obama said at Thursday's news briefing. He added that he feels "deeply responsible for making it harder for them rather than easier for them."

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TOPICS: Extended News; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2014election; 2016election; abortion; cnn; deathpanels; demagogicparty; election2014; election2016; halimahabdullah; kathleensebelius; memebuilding; obamacare; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; sylviamathewsburwell; zerocare
I believe 8 million like I believe 6.4%.
1 posted on 04/18/2014 9:30:06 PM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: Rennes Templar

Because it sucks big green donkey . . . .


2 posted on 04/18/2014 9:32:00 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: Rennes Templar

Another worthless story from the dinosaur media. The answer should be obvious, they just want some attention. CNN:? Why does anyone take this worthless network seriously, much less post its nonsense on Feee Republic?


3 posted on 04/18/2014 9:41:58 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: Jeff Chandler

That is how I feel about it and I had to laugh when I saw your comment you sum it up perfectly.


4 posted on 04/18/2014 9:42:15 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Rennes Templar

I heard the Hawaiian Dems are both depressed and embarrassed about the chain of lies and how screwed up Obamacare continues to be. Their party will be brightly painted with a
big blue F for FAILURE, forevermore!


5 posted on 04/18/2014 9:47:05 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Rennes Templar
they've practically left skid marks

Once Americans realize how much this is costing us they will be leaving a different kind of 'skid mark'.

6 posted on 04/18/2014 9:54:12 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in comparison.)
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To: Rennes Templar

Yawn... Wake me when there is something new coming out of the media.. Otherwise, I’ll catch up on my rest for the midterms..


7 posted on 04/18/2014 10:10:47 PM PDT by carlo3b (Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.. Henry Kissinger)
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To: Rennes Templar

Because many of the 8m people had better coverage and lower rates and were forced to downgrade to Obamacare, because their superior insurance plans were abolished by the Obamacare law.


8 posted on 04/18/2014 10:20:39 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Michael.SF.
Once Americans realize how much this is costing us they will be leaving a different kind of 'skid mark'.

Maybe that is exactly what was meant :-)

9 posted on 04/18/2014 10:33:24 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: Jeff Chandler

I really had no idea it was green. FR showers regulars with boatloads of info.


10 posted on 04/18/2014 10:54:27 PM PDT by deadrock (I am someone else.)
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To: Rennes Templar

Why would he lie? Its not like he’s ever lied about anything else.....: )


11 posted on 04/18/2014 10:56:35 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Rennes Templar

Really, the better question is why aren’t ALL Democrat politicians running from obamacare?


12 posted on 04/18/2014 11:20:50 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Rennes Templar

Has everyone at CNN signed up for Husseincare?


13 posted on 04/19/2014 3:35:09 AM PDT by Libloather (Embrace the suck)
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To: Rennes Templar

Even though they are loath to ever tell the truth when a lie will suffice, they are not totally unaware of the truth...


14 posted on 04/19/2014 3:46:57 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Rennes Templar. CNN shilling for Zero ping.


15 posted on 04/19/2014 3:55:11 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv

There are many (un) intended consequences under Obama care that will start to bubble through the surface.
My Spouse has had 4 Back operations, has titanium rods from her neck down to her tailbone and rods going into her hips.

Her doctor had tried all different medicines, including morphine patches, to help with her incredible pain. # years ago, she stumbled on a medication that has pain relief as a side effect. It worked wonders.

This month we tried to fill her new prescription, only to be told that the medication was refused, because of the new Obama care rules.
I spoke with the pharmacy and was told that our predicament is not isolated. Many prescriptions are affected and many customers are starting to be upset even cursing at the stores. Of course, it is not their fault. It is the ACA that is causing the problem.
Just some food for thought.................


16 posted on 04/19/2014 4:18:21 AM PDT by americanbychoice3
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To: americanbychoice3

My wife’s doctor sent her to get some X-rays and such, and told her that if she was on welfare he’d be allowed to do them in his office but ObamaCare now prevents that for people with their own insurance...


17 posted on 04/19/2014 4:32:19 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: americanbychoice3

Thanks, I don’t doubt it!


18 posted on 04/19/2014 4:33:09 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Spot the liar!

T. Jefferson: If you want to keep your liberty, you can keep your liberty

B. Obama: If you want to keep your doctor, you can keep your doctor


19 posted on 04/19/2014 4:44:52 AM PDT by ArtDodger
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To: Rennes Templar

Libs and bucket boy media still blame the rollout but miss the pink elephant in the room the 0bummercare itself. Their new math methods help them buy their smartcars and priuses.


20 posted on 04/19/2014 5:00:33 AM PDT by CincyRichieRich (A government of the people and by the people...)
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To: Rennes Templar

Abdullah? He’s exempt.

What a hypocrite.


21 posted on 04/19/2014 6:05:34 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: americanbychoice3

Just another good indication that Obamacare was never about care. Wonder how many more stories like this are out there that are as yet untold?


22 posted on 04/19/2014 7:21:07 AM PDT by oldtech
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To: oldtech

We can pay for the prescription on our own. $ 500.00 PER month. We had it filled for 3 years without a problem. So much for your Doctor to decide what is best for you. I guess beaurocrats know better?


23 posted on 04/19/2014 7:46:51 AM PDT by americanbychoice3
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To: All
On the campaign trail, Democrats are dogged by questions about Obamacare....voters know Dummycrats marched in lockstep. They heard Dum-dums echo Obama's promise that they could keep their plans.

Dummycrats cheerleading for Obamcare is the kind of lock-stepping party loyalty not seen since 1940's era Europe.

As they head for 2014, it's dam hard for Dummycrats to restrain themselves.

Kinda reminds me of Peter Sellers trying to subdue
his natural instincts to salute smartly to der leader.

24 posted on 04/19/2014 10:21:56 AM PDT by Liz
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To: americanbychoice3

I am very sorry to hear this.

“I spoke with the pharmacy and was told that our predicament is not isolated. Many prescriptions are affected and many customers are starting to be upset even cursing at the stores. Of course, it is not their fault. It is the ACA that is causing the problem.”

This is very common in countries that implement socialism, not just with healthcare, but everything. As we continue down this path expect this from everything.


25 posted on 04/19/2014 11:36:34 AM PDT by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - a classical Christian approach to homeschool])
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To: Rennes Templar

Why are some democrats running from Obamacare?

Cause they are the smart ones?


26 posted on 04/19/2014 11:38:36 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Rennes Templar

Why are some democrats running from Obamacare?

Cause they are the smart ones?


27 posted on 04/19/2014 11:40:35 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: americanbychoice3

Hello.

Read about your poor wife-you both have my sympathies. I’m in the same boat but not quite as extensive as your wife may be. Mine came about when I was nearly killed by a drunk driver in 1989. After the second back surgery, I swore-never again!

May I respectfully ask what medication was she on? I’ve been using small dosage methadone to help deal with my pain for the last 15 years and now Humana (Medicare Part D -GRRRR!!!) says they won’t cover it. Thankfully, it’s still cheap enough that I can afford it-for now. Who knows how long that will last as there have been rumblings of making it much harder to obtain. As it is now, I now am forced to drive to a hospital pharmacy 26 miles from home in order to find it! Most either don’t carry it, stay sold out and some won’t even confirm they have it over the phone due to fears of armed robbery!

Sorry to ramble on so.
Thanks much for your time.

Freegards,
Snuffy


28 posted on 04/19/2014 2:29:43 PM PDT by snuffy smiff (Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.)
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To: Rennes Templar
The Obamacare enrollment is 8 million strong and growing.

I have a question for you Mr. Abdullah. How can it be growing when the enrollment period ended on March 31?

29 posted on 04/20/2014 6:23:38 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Texas Eagle

I had the same question. The answer would seem to be there are no rules for Obamacare.


30 posted on 04/20/2014 7:01:09 AM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: Rennes Templar

Why post drivelous lies from CNN?


31 posted on 04/20/2014 7:03:33 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: bert

Please forgive me o thou great watcher of the posts.


32 posted on 04/20/2014 7:16:24 AM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: Rennes Templar

**Why are some Democrats running from Obamacare?**

Because it is a failure.


33 posted on 04/20/2014 7:58:08 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Rennes Templar
Because the "Gutless Old Party" is letting them.

It should be hung around their necks like a big rock daily so they can't runaway from it.

Every GOP person that gets a microphone shoved in their face should bring up the fact that the Dems are the only ones that voted for it.

Every time a Dinosaur Media person asks a Replublican any question, They should bring up that fact.

But don't hold your breath,They are working hard at figuring out a way to lose in Nov.

34 posted on 04/22/2014 4:58:55 PM PDT by HP8753 (Live Free!!!! .............or don't.)
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To: HP8753

I hear ya.


35 posted on 04/22/2014 10:09:12 PM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: americanbychoice3

Have your doc write a letter to the gov nitwits stating medical necessity


36 posted on 04/27/2014 7:03:56 AM PDT by Sofija
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To: Sofija

She has, still denied.


37 posted on 04/27/2014 8:09:56 AM PDT by americanbychoice3
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