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Democrats Call On Obama Administration To Delay Health Care Deadlines As Problems Persist
The Huffington Post

Two Senate Democrats have put forward separate plans that would push back enforcement of some of the Affordable Care Act’s provisions while the Obama administration addresses what they see as problems with the law.

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) renewed his call for a one-year delay on the law’s individual mandate, which requires most Americans to obtain insurance, in an appearance on ABC’s “This Week.” “Nobody should be forced to buy a policy that costs more than what they had and is inferior to what they had,” Manchin said. “Those things have to be worked out.”