Susan Stamper Brown

In addition to Pryor, signatories to Shaheen's letter are Senator Mark Begich, a Democrat from my new, great state of Alaska, as well as Sens. Mary Landrieu (D-La), Kay Hagan (D-N.C.), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Mark Udall (D-CO), Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Michael Bennett (D-CO) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.).

CNN reported all Senate Democrats up for re-election will sign on -- in hopes the administration will throw them a life-line (shrouded under the guise of an extension to help constituents). In reality, an extension extends to at-risk Democrats the gift of extra time to coast through the 2014 election, avoiding the wrath of angry constituents venting with their votes over this unpopular law, its exorbitant costs, and IRS fines.

Things will get worse before they get better. Whether it is now or after's website is finally fixed, Americans will get to know the tangled web that is Obamacare -- that Frankenstein of a bill passed in the darkness of night without a single Republican vote.

Susan Stamper Brown

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