Obamacare

"Obamacare" has been used a total of 145 times by the politicians and political influencers that NPR is tracking.

Why We're Tracking This: President Obama pushed for an overhaul of the nation's health care system, and Republicans are only too happy to call it "Obamacare" because, they say, it's only going to do more harm than good.

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Marco Rubio (R)

1,2,2,2,3,3,3,0

  • Last 7 days: 0 uses (down 100% from last week)
  • Overall: 16 uses since Aug. 30

Jesse Kelly (R)

0,0,0,1,0,1,5,0

  • Last 7 days: 0 uses (down 100% from last week)
  • Overall: 7 uses since Aug. 30

Republicans

11,10,21,13,12,19,20,2

  • Last 7 days: 2 uses (down 90% from last week)
  • Overall: 108 uses since Aug. 30

Candidates

10,9,14,9,11,19,17,2

  • Last 7 days: 2 uses (down 88% from last week)
  • Overall: 91 uses since Aug. 30

'Sparkline' graphs plot each word's motion over the last 8 weeks.

Recent uses of "Obamacare"

...time when we should be encouraging job growth, Obamacare CUTS jobs. We must repeal and replace this bill. http://www.examiner.com/scotus-in-washington-dc/obamacare-discourages-work-cbo-admits-will-likely-shrink-economy...

Michele Bachmann, via Facebook (October 29)

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