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Obama to Boehner: 'I Will Use Inaugural Address, State of the Union to Blame GOP'

Crankshaft101 Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 4:39 PM
Ordinarily this might be hard to figure except that Humana's business is heavily centered in the Medicare market. They are very effective in their Medicare Advantage marketing and delivery systems and this is the bulk of their business. I'm thinking that the under age 65 market would be much more affected by the Affordable Care Act. But, their stock does seem over valued.

Statesmanship at its finest: during fiscal cliff talks, President Obama reportedly told Speaker Boehner that he would use his two major speeches in January to blame Republicans for the stalled deal. According to the Wall Street Journal, the president wasn't too happy with the options House Republicans were willing to present, and made it clear he was willing to throw the GOP under the bus for the nation's financial woes.

Mr. Obama repeatedly lost patience with the speaker as negotiations faltered. In an Oval Office meeting last week, he told Mr. Boehner that if the sides didn't...