At a White House briefing President Obama said, “This law has made our health care system a lot better. A lot better! Regardless of your politics, or your feelings about the law or your feelings about me, that is something that is good for the economy.”
Monday was the deadline for people to at least get started in the process of enrolling for health insurance on the new exchanges. People who have not started will have to wait until November to enroll for 2015. Exceptions are if they have a major life event such as losing a job or getting married.
Republicans have attacked the 2010 Affordable Care Act, voting more than 50 times to repeal it. The Democratic-controlled Senate wasn’t hearing it and made sure the bills have gone nowhere.