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News from The Hill: Obama signs healthcare into law

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Obama signs healthcare into law

Obama signing the Healthcare Bill into Law!

By Eric Zimmermann

President Barack Obama signed healthcare reform into law on Tuesday, capping a legislative victory Democrats have sought for decades. Read more

The overhaul will extend health coverage to 32 million Americans, expand the government health plan for the poor, impose new taxes on the wealthy and bar insurance practices like refusing cover to people with pre-existing medical conditions.

It marks the biggest change in the system since the Medicare health program for the elderly was created in 1965 and fulfills a goal that eluded many of Obama’s predecessors for a century, most recently including Bill Clinton in 1994.

Here is the Senate Bill as passed by the Senate:
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March 23, 2010 - Posted by | Updates | ,

1 Comment »

  1. AND the Republicans and Tea Partiers need to get over their racist and anti-people ways.

    Comment by Jerry Pope | March 24, 2010 | Reply

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