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President Barack Obama

Romneycare, Obamacare, and beyond

November 5, 2012 – Gruber was an architect of both Massachusetts' health reform effort aka Romneycare and also consulted extensively with the Obama… Read more

Future of reform may turn on Senate races

November 4, 2012 – Even if Mitt Romney were elected, he alone could not overturn major provisions of healthcare reform. Only Congress can pass the legislation… Read more

Health Wonk Review for October 26, 2012

October 29, 2012 – Health Wonk Review blogs answered a dozen health policy questions voters should consider before heading to the polls, including "Will the… Read more

Could Romney repeal Obamacare? No.

October 18, 2012 – Mitt Romney’s web site makes a bold promise: ‘On his first day in office, Mitt Romney will issue an executive order that paves the way… Read more

Romney on style, Obama on substance

October 4, 2012 – During Wednesday's first Presidential Debate, President Barack Obama faced a confident Mitt Romney, who continued to play "rope-a-dope" on… Read more

“A clear choice on election day”

October 3, 2012 – Boston University health economist and researcher Austin Frakt discusses the implications of the November elections with Harold Pollack in… Read more

GOP duo’s fuzzy math catches up to them

September 10, 2012 – "For 30 years, Republicans have been getting away, politically, with providing fuzzy numbers about so many things. The Romney campaign has… Read more

We’re better off for Obama’s health reform

September 6, 2012 – Harold Pollack: Clinton delivered the best speech of the 2012 campaign. "No one in American politics can rival Clinton's ability to weave… Read more

Makers, takers, and health reform

September 3, 2012 – Romney running mate Paul Ryan's speech last week criticized President Obama for enacting "a new entitlement we didn't even ask for." But… Read more

Happy birthday, health reform

March 23, 2012 – I was only a bit player in health reform, way in the back of the room when the real work was done. I still consider that work the most… Read more

‘44’ gives 44 words to health reform

January 25, 2012 – Some will be disappointed that President Obama barely mentioned health care reform in his State of the Union address last night. In a… Read more

Mitt Romney: father of health reform?

October 12, 2011 – Bombshell reveals the White House not only used Romney's legislation as a blueprint for the ACA, but that Romney's advisors met with Obama… Read more