‘Sticker Shock’ Galvanizes New Political Bloc; More Healthcare.gov Security Flaws; MSM Files Obamacare FOIA; Hillary Sinks With The Kids; Ron Paul Takes Sides – Monday Morning News Roundup 11-4-2013

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Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.

  • Americans who face higher ­insurance costs under President Barack Obama’s health care law are angrily complaining about “sticker shock,” threatening to become a new political force opposing the law even as the White House struggles to convince other consumers that they will benefit from it. The growing backlash involves people whose plans are being discontinued because the policies don’t meet the law’s more-stringent standards. They’re finding that many alternative policies come with higher premiums and deductibles. Source: The Washington Post…

 

  • Justin Hadley logged on to healthcare.gov to evaluate his insurance options after his health plan was canceled. What he discovered was an apparent security flaw that disclosed eligibility letters addressed to individuals from another state. Source: The Heritage Foundation…

 

  • A slew of media organizations have petitioned the government to release Obamacare data that the White House has refused to make public. CNN, ABC, MSNBC and others have filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) seeking information on the beleaguered healthcare.gov website. They have also asked for government documents revealing how many people have enrolled in the new healthcare exchanges. Source: The Hill…

 

  • A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released Thursday shows Hillary Clinton’s support slumping recently with young voters, Democrats, and independents. Source: The Washington Free Beacon…

 

  • Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, a Tea Party and libertarian hero, will campaign for Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II on Monday — a day before voters go to the polls to choose Virginia’s next governor. Source: The Washington Times…

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