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ObamaScare

This graph shows ObamaCare is working

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Attacks on the Affordable Care Act seem to be getting more desperate, if not unhinged. Dr. Ben Carson told The Daily Beast this week that the law "has been even more damaging to the United States than the terrorist attacks of 9/11."

Yet the evidence shows that after a difficult rollout the law is working.

The number of uninsured people is the lowest it has been since Obama became president in 2009:

(Gallup)

And although many have predicted soaring medical costs as a result of the law, medical costs are actually rising at a lower rate than they were in 2013 or 2012.