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Schumer: Okay, Fine -- Obamacare is Partially Responsible for Rising Premiums

Jim Oakland Wrote: May 04, 2013 5:20 AM
They have been passing laws and regulations that drive the price up for years and years.
A perfect bookend to the week, particularly in light of yesterday's news.  Maybe all those discussions between Rubio and Schumer are paying off after all:

SCHUMER: Our insurance department is in power to protect families. We’re going to watch them like a hawk to make sure they do that. And if they don’t, those rates could go through the roof.

REPORTER: Is it because of Obamacare?

SCHUMER: It’s in part because of Obamacare, but healthcare costs have been going up in double digits for...