During Congress's August break, GOP lawmakers, armed with talking points, are maintaining strong positions against the overhaul and getting positive reinforcment from some of their constituents.
Des Moines Register: Talk To Employees About Obamacare, Senator Says
Employers should be telling their employees about how harmful Obamacare could be to job-creating businesses, a Wisconsin senator told Iowa entrepreneurs Tuesday (Leys, 8/13).
CT Mirror: Etsy Opponent Joins GOP Efforts To Distort Obamacare
President Obama's signature accomplishment, the Affordable Care Act, continues to be a key weapon in Republican campaigns, including that of Mark Greenberg, a GOP candidate for Congress in Connecticut's 5th District. In a recent fundraising letter, Greenberg said, "Congress and (Rep.) Elizabeth Esty have just been given an exemption from Obamacare. Are you as upset as I am?" The letter said the IRS also received an exception from the ACA (Radelat, 8/14).