Miss. lawmakers pushing for health care law repeal

Mississippi’s Republican lawmakers marked the second anniversary of the federal health-care reform law this week by calling for Congress to repeal it and rooting for the nation’s highest court to rule it unconstitutional.

“More than enough time has gone by to reveal the failures of this massive burdensome piece of legislation,” said Sen. Roger Wicker, adding that more than half the states are challenging the constitutionality of the law. “This is a law that simply does not work.”

Republicans complain the “Affordable Care Act,” which was enacted two years ago Friday, has yet to live up to its promises, including lowering costs.

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3/24/12