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Obamacare a tempting target for cuts

Politico, January 23, 2013
Republicans never got their chance to chop down President Barack Obama's health care law, but that doesn't mean it's safe from the clippers as Congress looks for solutions for tough fiscal times. The Affordable Care Act brings in a lot of new taxes and savings, but it also dishes out as much as $1.7 trillion in new spending over the next decade—money that looks awfully tempting to lawmakers scrounging around for ways to fund other projects or pay down the deficit.