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We Can Fix The Problems With The ‘Employer Mandate,' But The GOP Won't Let It Happen

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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 12: Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) listens as Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) (R) answers questions during a press availability at the U.S. Capitol June 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. Members of the House Republican leadership met with reporters following their weekly Republican Conference meeting. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) | Getty File

Last night, the Obama administration announced that it would delay the “employer mandate” provision of the Affordable Care Act, which requires businesses of 50 employees or more to provide health insurance or face a penalty. The reason for the delay, as Sarah Kliff reports for The Post, is that the administration has heard “significant concerns from employers about the challenges of implementing it.”

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