Obamacare Woes Pit Democrats Against Democrats In Liberal States

The Obamacare rollout has gone so badly in some liberal-leaning states that it has turned into an issue in Democratic primaries, where incumbents are under attack for botching the enrollment period that began in October.

Some of those states were eager, early cheerleaders for the Affordable Care Act, making their failures all the more stark.

Website glitches in Maryland have wounded Gov. Martin O'Malley, a Democrat whose potential 2016 presidential bid could be hurt if the problems aren’t fixed soon, analysts said.

“Really, it’s more ammo for the primary opponents in the Democratic Party,” Republican Party strategist Ford O’Connell said.

Read more from Tom Howell Jr. at the Washington Times

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