National Journal http://wkms.org en Governor Beshear Tells Opponents Of Affordable Care Act To 'Get Over It' http://wkms.org/post/governor-beshear-tells-opponents-affordable-care-act-get-over-it <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky&rsquo;s Democratic governor is chiding Congressional Republicans for their efforts to </span>defund<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> or delay implementation of the Affordable Care Act. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Democratic Governor Steve&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Beshear spoke in Washington&nbsp;Thursday&nbsp;at a health care forum sponsored by the National Journal and the American Medical Association.&nbsp;</span><img height="1" src="file:///C:/DOCUME~1/WKMS~1.SCA/LOCALS~1/Temp/msohtml1/01/clip_image001.gif" style="line-height: 1.5;" width="1" /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Beshear said Republicans attempting to stop or delay implementation of the Affordable Care Act are hurting people who need health insurance.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&ldquo;Look, the Affordable Care Act was proposed by the president, approved by Congress, and upheld by the United States Supreme Court,&quot; said Beshear. &quot;It is the law of the land. So, to those more worried about political power than Kentucky&rsquo;s families, I have a simple message for them: Get over it, and get out of the way so I can help my people. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&quot;Back home in Kentucky, we cannot afford to waste another day, or another life.&rdquo;</span></p><p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 20:25:28 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) 35461 at http://wkms.org Governor Beshear Tells Opponents Of Affordable Care Act To 'Get Over It'