The percentage of people without health insurance is now at itslowest point since Gallup began tracking it back in 2008. In April,based on the pollsters’ numbers, 13.4 percent of Americans wereuninsured, due in no small part to the Patient Protection andAffordable Care Act.

The Obama Administration can claim victory on this count. Theyput the Ps in PPACA.

But while sites such as MSNBC and HuffPo blared the stats fromthe top of their respective websites, Fox News made no mention ofit. (They were too busy celebrating the Supreme Court's latestprayer ruling—they like it—and the latest in the Benghazi“scandal.”) Even the big brains over at the Heritage Foundationignored it.

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