Republicans See 'Obamacare' Issues as Key to 2014

Republicans

WASHINGTON (AP) — If were writing a movie script for next year's congressional elections, the working title might be "2014: Apocalypse of Obamacare."

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The plot: The rollout of President 's turns into such a disaster that enraged voters rebuke him by rewarding the GOP with undisputed control of Congress.

But there's a risk for Republicans if they're wrong and the Affordable Care Act works reasonably well, particularly in states that have embraced it. Republicans might be seen as obstinately standing in the way of progress.

The law already has been a political prop in two election seasons, but next year will be different.

Voters will have a real program to judge, working or dysfunctional. Will affordable health care finally be a reality for millions of uninsured working people? Or will premiums skyrocket as the heavy hand of government upends already fragile insurance markets for small businesses and individuals?

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