Fact or Fiction? Analyzing the Shutdown Rhetoric

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If we've gleaned anything from the government shutdown, it's that the battle lines are drawn. We've seen incessant political arm wrestling over the Affordable Care Act as it remains at the heart of the crisis.

Since the Act launched, its opponents have put any number of reasons why the law is unfair, destructive or just plain unconstitutional. 

Recently, House Speaker John Boehner said that he and other Republicans "believe that Obamacare—(and) all these regulations coming out of the administration—are threatening the future of kids and our grandkids." 

In many instances, both supporters and opponents of the Act have come out with dramatic assessments of what exactly the ACA will do, making it difficult to parse fact from fiction.

Joining us to dig through some of the rhetoric is Angie Drobnic Holan, editor of PolitiFact and our Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich