Harry Reid: Obamacare ‘Costs Me About $4,500 More’.

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By Sandy Fitzgerald

President Barack Obama may have famously promised his signature healthcare plan would cost consumers less money — but Senate Majority LeaderHarry Reid, D-Nev., is proof that it’s often not true.

“Under Obamacare, my insurance costs me about $4,500 more than it did before,” Reid told the Reno Gazette Journal. “Yes, because it is age-related and it wasn’t like that before.”

Reid, while noting that 150 million families get insurance through their employers, “so should all federal employees.”

Reid’s comments came while he denied a CNN story claiming he is the only top congressional leader to exempt some of his staff from having to buy coverage through the Obamacare exchanges.

“I followed the Affordable Care Act,” Reid said. “It is the law. The law says that if you have committee staff, leadership staff, they stay where they are. If you have other staff, which is…

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