Thu December 12, 2013
Checking in on the "Affordable Care Act"
It may not be quite as pithy as, "Read my lips... No new taxes." Yet the ten word promise, "If you like your health care... you can keep it," may well go down in history as at least as much of a presidential blunder.
Catch-phrase assurances aside, how is so-called, "Obamacare," working now?
Some Virginians with some exceptional expertise have agreed to fill us in.
Timothy S. Jost, J.D. - Health Law specialist. Author of Health Care at Risk: A Critique of the Consumer-Driven Movement (Duke University Press). Co-Author Health Law: Cases, Materials and Problems (West). The Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law.
Robert North Roberts, J.D., Ph.D. - Government Policy Specialist. Author of numerous books on American politics, among them; Ethics in U.S. Government (Greenwood), The Public Integrity Wars (Praeger), Public Journalism and Political Knowledge (Rowman & Littlefield), and Encyclopedia of Presidential Campaigns (Greenwood). Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, James Madison University.
Anita Kumar - White House Correspondent, McClatchy Newspapers.