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KS Single Mother Drawn into Obamacare Debate

Roberts Poster_Child__850Three-year-old Jude Hanny of Tribune became a poster child on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Thursday morning. Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts used a large photo of the boy, who is disabled because of spina bifida, as a prop while reading an email from the boy's mother about the family's notice from Blue Cross Blue Shield that their current health plan doesn't meet the new standards of Obamacare. (Photo via KHI)beth-hannyPresident Obama now says people can temporarily keep health insurance plans that don’t meet the new standards laid out in the federal health reform law. He announced the change in the face of mounting pressure from Congress – particularly from Republicans, like Kansas Senator Pat Roberts. Jim McLean, of the KHI News Service, has more on the senator's latest complaints about Obamacare.

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