Frequently, amidst contentious political debates over health care, some will suggest that elected officials should not receive health insurance unless they can solve the problem of health care for the millions of Americans who either lack insurance or are burdened by the high costs of health care.  

While not all political candidates are public employees, it's unlikely that very many of them have trouble finding insurance they can afford., an online private marketplace for insurance plans, including those that are part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act exchanges, tried to predict what a candidate would pay for a silver plan — by far the most popular type of plan on the PPACA exchanges —  based on their age and place of residence.  

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