Many Americans are scrambling to sign up for 2014 health insurance before the Dec. 23 deadline on Healthcare.gov.
These Americans include the very lawmakers who voted for the Affordable Care Act (and who, in some cases, fought tooth-and-nail against it). Like the rest of America, some lawmakers are encountering problems with the site, some are refusing to sign up, and others are delighted to find that they have lower premiums and better coverage.
It appears that reactions to Obamacare are falling along party lines.
Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) had a positive experience with the site, saying it took him about 30 minutes to sign up for a plan and that he’s paying roughly the same amount of money in premiums.
Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO) has said that he’s paying significantly less for healthcare premiums under the Affordable Health Act. She’s saving about $120 a month.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), are just some of the Republican lawmakers who areRead More »from Lawmakers Sign Up for Obamacare and Turn the Process Into a Political Circus