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Obamacare: To Know It Is To Like It According To Durbin

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:53:13 CDT

Republicans are continuing a last-minute push to dismantle the law known as "Obamacare" before a key part of it takes effect next week. The law remains unpopular in polls. But, Democrats are hoping that changes once people begin to live with it. Tuesday is when people are supposed to start signing up for health coverage on so-called insurance exchanges. It's also the start of the federal government's budget year, and some Republicans have promised to block all government spending unless Obamacare is defunded. Democrats, meanwhile, like U.S. Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, say even opponents of Obamacare tend to like the individual parts of the law.

Durbin says it's uncertainty about a big change like Obamacare that leads to negative poll numbers.


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