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Rep. Doug Lamborn signs onto letter urging government shutdown over Obamacare

By: Allison Sherry, The Denver Post
August 27, 2013 Updated: August 27, 2013 at 2:01 pm
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photo - Congressman Doug Lamborn greets supporters at the Doubletree Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Tuesday, November 6, 2012 after being reelected to a fourth term in Congress. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette file
Congressman Doug Lamborn greets supporters at the Doubletree Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Tuesday, November 6, 2012 after being reelected to a fourth term in Congress. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette file 

Rep. Doug Lamborn was among 80 House conservatives who signed onto a letter late last week saying an autumn government shutdown would be better than funding the new federal government health care law.

Lamborn, a Colorado Springs Republican, said through his spokeswoman Tuesday that his constituents “overwhelmingly” say they don’t want Obamacare and want it de-funded — at any expense.

“Millions of Americans are in danger of losing their current healthcare benefits, seeing huge increases to their premiums, or forced to pay for insurance they either don’t want or don’t need,” said spokeswoman Catherine Mortensen. “Congressman Lamborn maintains that ObamaCare is a train wreck that must be stopped.”

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