CBO: Obamacare reduces unemployment.

CBO Says Obamacare Will Reduce Unemployment

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Feb. 5 2014 1:17 PM

CBO Says Obamacare Will Reduce Unemployment

Via Greg Sargent, here's Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf confirming that by the CBO's models, the Affordable Care Act will reduce the unemployment rate:

That's an important thing to keep in mind as you hear hullabaloo about the ACA and jobs.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.

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