Reps. Obamacare Optout?

We wonder how this will play out. Politico is reporting that congressional leaders in both parties are in discussions about removing lawmakers and aides from the insurance exchanges in the Affordable Care Act. The decision to include lawmakers and aides was made to ensure they had skin in the success of the program. Now, concerned with the potential for staffers to leave if they face higher costs for coverage, leadership in both houses and the administration are engaged in secretive talks to escape the mandate.