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Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.
Yes, public officials should participate in the exchanges so they can experience first hand how the exchanges work
No, the exchanges were designed for Americans who do not have health insurance provided by their employers
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Learn more about Vitter Amendment
This week an amendment sponsored by Senator David Vitter would end employee sponsored health insurance for Congressional Staffers and force them to participate in exchanges set up by the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). The amendment is significant because several leading Senate Republicans will “object” to any pending fiscal deal, unless the Senate concurrently votes on the Vitter amendment. See recent Vitter amendment news
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If American public has to suffer this unconstitutional mandate; the Constitution states all American have to abide by the laws made. No one should be exempt. 2yr ago from a Republican in Lakewood, OH.
All federal and state employees should be forced to get their insurance through the Act. 2yr ago from a Republican in Greenville, SC.
ACA should be repealed. In lieu of that, there should be NO exemptions granted anyone. The gander gets the same as the goose. 2yr ago from a Republican in Wallingford, PA.
It is a Federal system so they need to feel it first hand. 2yr ago from a Republican in Strasburg, VA.
No, the affordable care act should be optional for all involved. 2yr ago from a Democrat in Sacramento, CA.
Yes for all staff going forward and all elected officials. 2yr ago from a Democrat in Falmouth, MI.
Affordable Care Act exchanges should be abolished. 2yr ago from a Republican in Huntsville, AL.
Junior members yes. Senior members can have different choices based on their years of public service. 2yr ago from a Democrat in Centreville, VA.