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Redstate Blogger: GOP Rep. Kingston Has 'Surrendered On Obamacare'

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"Coming to terms with Obamacare is nothing new for Kingston," Horowitz wrote in the post. "At the beginning of the year, he said “I don’t want to go in there saying, ‘By golly, there’s a new sheriff in town.’"

Horowitz cited a Politico article which quotes Kingston saying "Obamacare has been the law of the land, and it is getting implemented. We have to work in that context."

A day earlier Kingston, speaking on a local Georgia radio station, the congressman highlighted his "Small Business Fairness In Obamacare Act" which exempts some small businesses from the mandate in Obamacare that requires employers to buy insurance for their employees.

"And there's some criticism, 'Well, are you helping improve this law when you make that change? And should we be doing that?" Kingston said in reference to criticism of the bill during the interview. "A lot of conservatives say, 'Nah, let's just step back and let this thing fall to pieces on its own. But I don't think that's always the responsible thing to do."

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