Iowa & Arkansas Republicans Finally Admit Obamacare Is Working
While Obamacare attacks continue to fade, health reform’s success is even forcing some Republicans to acknowledge the law is having positive effects.
The latest example comes from Iowa’s third congressional district, where David Young (R) is facing former state Sen.Staci Appel (D) to replace retiring-Rep. Tom Latham (R-IA) in a toss-up seat.
...BORG: Did you favor the expansion of Medicaid, which was included in Obamacare?
YOUNG: It seems to be working in Iowa. I would make sure in any regards to Medicaid they would have some kind of flexibility.
...Still, Young was asked twice by Borg whether he would support repealing Obamacare, as has been the Republican mantra for the past four years. Both times, Young refused to say he wanted to do so.
Meanwhile, in Arkansas, it seems that the ACA (aka "Obamacare", just to make that clear once again) is causing a wee bit of in-fighting within the state Republican Party, especially the Medicaid "Private Option" which, once again, only exists due to the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare"
House Speaker More Loyal to Obamacare than Political Party
In the course of tweeting the finer points of the Miss America pageant Sunday night, Speaker of the House (and alleged Republican) Davy Carter apparently thought it would be a good time to endorse James McLean, a Democrat, in his race against Republican candidate, Linda Collins-Smith.
My, my, my...