On March 23, Obamacare—officially the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—celebrates 10 years as a law in the United States. This week, Ed and Daniella discuss some of the ways that the ACA has affected and saved lives, and the effort it took to get the law passed and signed. Later, Daniella connects with patient advocate Peter Morley to discuss how the law has been undermined during the Trump administration and how folks can organize to protect and expand the law’s lifesaving measures.
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Daniella Gibbs Léger is the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Ed Chung is the vice president for Criminal Justice Reform at the Action Fund. Chris Ford is the senior broadcast coordinator for Communications at the Action Fund. Dwayne Greene is the director of Broadcast Communications at the Action Fund. Adam Peck is the senior media coordinator at the Action Fund.