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Should Congressional staff members be forced to obtain their health insurance on Affordable Care Act exchanges?

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Last answered 39mins ago

Vitter Amendment Poll Results

Yes

13,639 votes

83%

No

2,187 votes

13%

Distribution of answers submitted by America.

2 Yes answers
2 No answers
1 overlapping answers

Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Oct 15, 2013. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.

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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. 9mons ago from a Republican in Lakewood, OH.

All federal and state employees should be forced to get their insurance through the Act. 9mons 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ACA should be repealed.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. 9mons ago from a Republican in Wallingford, PA.

It is a Federal system so they need to feel it first hand. 9mons ago from a Republican in Strasburg, VA.

No, the affordable care act should be optional for all involved. 9mons ago from a Democrat in Sacramento, CA.

Yes for all staff going forward and all elected officials. 9mons ago from a Democrat in Falmouth, MI.

Affordable Care Act exchanges should be abolished. 9mons ago from a Republican in Huntsville, AL.

Junior members yes. Senior members can have different choices based on their years of public service. 9mons ago from a Democrat in Centreville, VA.

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