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Obamacare: Last Week Tonight

The Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare, once rejected as too intrusive, has now found passionate supporters among working poor rural white Republicans.

Congressional Republicans could soon vote to repeal Obamacare, but their constituents are asking about GOP plans to replace the affordable care act, and they are surprisingly vocal.

Given such visceral support among the working poor, a major constituency for the GOP, many Republicans are having second thoughts about repealing the ACA without having an alternative in place.

Plans such as a healthcare savings account are great tax deduction if you have money to put in the plan, but meaningless if you are struggling financially.

John Oliver explores why replacement plans that have been proposed so far are similar to a thong.