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DNC chairwoman: Most Americans will pay less under Obamacare

- The Washington Times - Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee said she does not think most Americans will pay more for their insurance under Obamacare.

"The vast overwhelming majority of people who got covered are not paying more," said Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Florida Democrat.

She said come November, midterm election voters are going to see that Republicans voted "more than 50 times to go back to the broken health care system" in place before Obamacare.

While some Senate Democrats are fretting over the law's wobbly rollout, Ms. Schultz said she does not have any legislative fixes to the law on her radar.

But Republicans say many people will see soaring premiums this year, because the new health care law does not let insurers refuse people for having a preexisting medical condition and essentially mandates healthier people to get better coverage and subsidize insurers' new costs.

The GOP says there are alternative ways to cover people with pre-existing conditions.

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