How Republicans Learned to Like One Part of Obamacare

A lot more young adults are still living with their parents or are still dependent financially on their parents. Reasons could be because they are still pursuing higher education, unemployed due to economic constraints (not because they are lazy). Gone are the days when you turn 18 and you get kicked out of the house to make a living. A lot more nurturing parents want their kids within physical distance for as long as they can.


Jeb Bush called the Affordable Care Act “flawed to the core” during a visit to New Hampshire this weekend, but there was one part of the law he said he might keep.

During a house party in Dover, the former Florida governor said that while he’d like to repeal the entire law, he could support keeping a provision that allows parents to keep their children on their health insurance policies until age 26.

“I don’t have an argument against that,” he said, adding that Republicans “could repeal Obamacare and take elements of it that are appropriate that have broad bipartisan support as part of a new plan.”

If they do, the under-26 provision would be likely to be near the top of the list. Republican alternatives to Obamacare drawn up by Sens. Orrin Hatch and Richard Burr and Reps. Fred Upton, John Kline and Paul Ryan include the provision. Republican…

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