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I'm sure there is more... feel free to add to the list to send it back and pass it on.
http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/09/government_shutdown_means_fede.html http://dailycaller.com/2013/09/23/exclusive-rand-paul-wants-chief-justic e-roberts-all-federal-workers-to-enroll-in-obamacare/ http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/sep/22/in-a-shutdown-obama-pick s-whats-essential/ http://money.cnn.com/2013/09/23/news/economy/shutdown-economy/index.html http://www.ksdk.com/news/article/399133/28/Budget-drama-unfolds-again-wi th-Obamacare-center-stage http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/09/23/whats-end-game-lawmakers-seek -way-out-obamacare-showdown
Added by Sojourner at 5:50pm on September 23, 2013
their own marketplaces under Obamacare.
The law clearly says that states are to set up the exchanges. But 34 states opted not to, and the federal government took over in those states. The court ruled that federal government may not pay subsidies for insurance plans in those states.
"We reach this conclusion, frankly, with reluctance," District of Columbia Appeals Court judge Thomas Griffith writes in the 2-1 ruling, which the federal government is almost certain to appeal to the Supreme Court.
found all too easily in Hidalgo County, Texas, where less than half of non-senior adults had health insurance in 2012."If Obama did this market so we can get affordable insurance, why are we still having a lot of problems? What's going on?" asked Anna Covacevich, a 57-year-old home care provider and Hidalgo County resident who made $8,000 last year.
Nationwide, about 5 million people are in the "coverage gap," according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. In Texas alone, the number is 1 million.
t. Not only are most Americans painfully ignorant of the law's effects, even on their own lives, more than 40 percent of them aren't even sure if it's still a law.
According to a new Kaiser Family Foundation poll, 23 percent Americans have no clue about the current legal status of Obamacare and another 19 percent think it doesn't even exist anymore. And maybe those Americans can be forgiven for believing Congress repealed the law, since the Republican-controlled House of Representatives has voted 36 times to do exactly that. (Those legal scholars may have forgotten that the Senate has to vote on things, too.) But what about the 7 percent of those polled who think the law was struck down by the Supreme Court? Those people were apparently aware of one of the most talked about news stories of all of last year, but got the gist of it completely, 100 percent backwards.