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  • seeburgc seeburgc Apr 25, 2013 6:24 AM Flag

    congress staffers could be exempt from Obamacare

    Congressional leaders in both parties are engaged in high-level, confidential talks about exempting lawmakers and Capitol Hill aides from the insurance exchanges they are mandated to join as part of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, sources in both parties said.

    The talks — which involve Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), the Obama administration and other top lawmakers — are extraordinarily sensitive, with both sides acutely aware of the potential for political fallout from giving carve-outs from the hugely controversial law to 535 lawmakers and thousands of their aides. Discussions have stretched out for months, sources said.

    You can't make this stuff up! Apparently congress is aware of the dangers in exempting thier own, but that doesn't stop them. What you libs think of this? It was reported yesterday on Politico.

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