Obamacare Architect: "Train Wreck" Ahead


U.S. Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) said Wednesday the Affordable Care Act – also known as Obamacare – could become a “train wreck” as the Obama administration readies to implement the massive healthcare overhaul.

According to a report from, Baucus, the chairman of the Finance Committee and a “key architect” of the healthcare law, is concerned that people – especially small business owners – do not understand how the law will work.

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“I just see a huge train wreck coming down,” he told Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, according to TheHill, at a Wednesday hearing. “You and I have discussed this many times, and I don’t see any results yet.”(Read more at

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Steve Robinson was the editor of The Maine Wire from 2013 through 2014. A native of Dexter, Maine, Robinson is a graduate of Bowdoin College, and is currently a Producer for The Howie Carr Show in Boston.

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