Sen. Ron Johnson to sue over Obamacare’s special treatment for lawmakers, staffers

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He said he will pay for his legal challenge with personal funds or raise money through his campaign committee.

Lawmakers and their staffs are supposed to enroll in the District of Columbia’s small-business exchange and choose from one of 112 options in the gold-tier level of health care plans, although some lawmakers opted to forfeit subsidies and enroll in their home states.

Mr. Johnson said his family had trouble on the D.C. exchange and opted to get coverage in Wisconsin through the private market, forgoing the employer subsidy.

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