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Obamacare’s divisive politics could affect children’s health

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Politico, By Bruce Lesley

It’s the website that ate Washington. You can’t open a newspaper, change a channel or walk into a congressional office in this town without someone analyzing or opining on the trials and tribulations of HealthCare.gov. And although there are real and important problems that must be addressed, they’re hardly unique — the federal Children’s Health Insurance Program and Medicare Part D also faced rocky starts. But the finger-pointing, blame-shifting and hand-wringing — not the website — may actually pose the bigger threat to children’s health.

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