Letters to the Editor

August 12, 2013

Health care waiver unfair to rest of America

When Congress passed the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obama-care, an amendment required that lawmakers and their staff members purchase health insurance through the online exchanges the law created. They would lose generous coverage under the federal employees health care benefits program. The amendment's author, Republican Sen. Charles Grassley, argued that if Obamacare plans were good enough for the American public, they were good enough for Congress.

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