How Obamacare mattered in Virginia – but not in the final outcome

The day after Terry McAuliffe’s (D) closer-than-expected gubernatorial victory in Virginia, Republicans are arguing that Ken Cuccinelli’s (R) campaign to emphasize President Barack Obama’s health-care law narrowed the race. And, they add, that should frighten Democrats heading into the 2014 midterms. …

Did Obamacare play a role in last night’s contest? Probably. Was it a decisive one? Nope.

First, let’s look at the data from the exit polls: CONT.

Mark Murray & Domenico Montanaro, NBC News