On the Case
8:47 AM, Nov 7, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
Several members of the Senate – all of them Democrats and up for reelection next year – went to the White House yesterday for a meeting with the president during which they told him about their constituents' struggles with Obamacare and how those difficulties are making reelection increasingly problematic for the senators, themselves.
One wonders if this could have possibly come as news to the president. “Problems with Obamacare? Why haven’t I been told before now. Retribution on Election Day? This is insupportable. Get Rahm in here … no, I mean, get Dan in here.”
The senators insisted that it would be a real fine idea to get the web site working and to make sure, by the way, that the privacy of people using it is protected. They then moved on to the next phase of the Washington ritual – the obligatory issuing of press releases. The one sent out by Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado, as reported by Steven Dennis of Roll Call, was especially forceful
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