Politico, February 28, 2013
Washington's repeal-Obamacare crowd is feeling a little lonely these days, abandoned by an increasing number of Republicans who have bowed to the political reality that the law isn't going anywhere anytime soon. First, the Supreme Court upheld the law last year. Then, voters returned President Barack Obama to office in the face of GOP vows to scrap his plan—and possibly replace it. Now, a growing number of Republican governors are embracing controversial components of the law, including its Medicaid expansion and its health care exchanges.