ST. PAUL - MNsure rolled out commercials with real people talking about how the state-run health insurance marketplace helped them.
And a key MNsure supporter promoted a study showing that Minnesota policies are less expensive than in other states.
WASHINGTON - For years, the White House has trotted out the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office to show that Obamacare would cut health care costs and reduce deficits:
"CBO Confirms Families Will Save Money Under Health Reform.
Each year during the period of conspicuous consumption known as Christmas shopping, I try to think of a gift that will not be returned, exchanged or forgotten before next Christmas. One year it was a goat for a poor African farmer through World Vision.
Congress’s drag on the economy
By Dana Milbank,
It is tantalizing to wonder, as Ben Bernanke did Wednesday afternoon, how much better the economy would be today, and how many millions more would have jobs, if Congress hadn’t done so much over the past few years to drag down growth.
Bernanke was ...