Interesting, though not unexpected. All those waivers that Dear Leader issued via Royal Proclamation last year are now expiring. And, just like everything Obama does, some unexpected consequences are popping up.

An Obamacare October surprise

Obamacare premiums aren’t rising everywhere. They just have a way of finding the states with the biggest Senate races. And that could be very bad timing for Democrats in two of the party’s key contests.

Double-digit rate hikes for individual health insurance plans have become an issue in the Louisiana and Iowa Senate races over the past week, where the Republican candidates are hammering their Democratic opponents for the steep premium increases on the way next year for some customers under the Affordable Care Act.