Palin backs Obamacare defunding effort

Sarah Palin has jumped into the Obamacare defunding debate by allowing her name to be used by the Senate Conservatives Fund, a group running ads pressuring Republican senators to back the effort. "The time for rhetoric and ceremonial votes in Congress is over," Palin wrote in the email. "The time to take serious action to stop Obamacare is now. Join us in urging Senators - Don't Fund Obamacare! Just remember - if you fund it, you own it!" Palin remains popular among grassroots conservatives and her support could fuel additional Tea Party backing for the defund ObamaCare position. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) are among the conservatives who argue the GOP should risk a government shutdown over defunding ObamaCare.  But other Republicans are sounding the alarm bells about the strategy, arguing the GOP will be blamed for a shutdown.  Some even argue forcing a shutdown would be the only way Republicans could lose their House...(Read Full Post)