Former Reid staffer bags big Obamacare ‘navigator’ contracts in Nevada

Former Reid staffer bags big Obamacare ‘navigator’ contracts in Nevada

[Ed. – We, personally, are shocked – shocked.]

A Democratic political consultant with ties to Senate majority leader Harry Reid has secured some of the most lucrative contracts in Reid’s home state.

Throughout the last year, Andres Ramirez, a former Reid aide, has won $2.5 million in grants to help sign people up for Affordable Care Act insurance in Nevada. …

Ramirez runs the Ramirez Group, a Nevada-based political consultancy. Know Your Care, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit that promotes the Affordable Care Act, hired the Ramirez Group as its representative for Nevada.

But Ramirez insists the award was competitive.

“Senator Reid had nothing to do with awarding us the contract,” Ramirez tells National Review Online. “We competed fairly with the other navigator programs.”

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