House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio pauses while meeting with reporters on Capitol Hill following a Republican strategy session. Boehner said President Barack Obama should grant individuals a reprieve from the Affordable Care Act's coverage requirement — just like the White House did last week for larger employers. Last week, the Obama administration unexpectedly announced a one-year delay in the employer requirement, saying more time was needed to work out technical issues.
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published Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
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WASHINGTON — Framing a new argument against President Barack Obama’s health care law, congressional GOP leaders called Tuesday for a delay in the law’s requirement that individual Americans carry health insurance.