The selling of the Affordable Care Act is an election year topic
According to POLITICO this morning one of President Barack Obama’s rowdiest standing ovations Tuesday night came when he demanded Republicans drop their endless crusade to repeal his signature health care law.
But there’s a more critical bloc of lawmakers he needs to implement Obamacare: vulnerable Democratic senators facing reelection in 2014.
They include Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, Mark Begich of Alaska and Mark Pryor of Arkansas, who are meeting behind the scenes to keep the pressure on the White House to respond quickly to voter frustration. At least a dozen Senate Democrats, mainly consisting of senators facing reelection, are weighing various legislative and administrative fixes to the law, a move that could reopen the furious debate over health care in the middle of a high-stakes election year. MORE..