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Sen. Mitch McConnell is sticking to his repeal stance, crowing at the news of Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius's resignation: "Secretary Sebelius may be gone, but the problems with this law and the impact it’s having on our constituents aren’t. Obamacare has to go too."

As of today, 402,000 people in Kentucky have health insurance because of Obamacare. The state extended the deadline for enrollments until midnight tonight, and 30,000 people signed up in the last week alone.

At the beginning of this week, we found out that 40 percent of Kentucky's uninsured population had gotten coverage through Kynect, the state's exchange. With the 30,000 people who signed up since those numbers were released Monday, that percentage could very likely increase.

That's 402,000 people in his home state McConnell wants thrown out of the health care market; 402,000 of his own constituents he would sacrifice in order to win his primary and try to hold onto his seat.

And he says it's Obamacare that has to go.

Originally posted to Joan McCarter on Fri Apr 11, 2014 at 09:23 AM PDT.

Also republished by Obamacare Saves Lives, My Old Kentucky Kos, and Daily Kos.

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