As Black History Month concludes and we approach the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, I thought it was appropriate to reflect on how the Presidency of Barack Obama has affected my life personally and that of many citizens of this Nation. As a staff member of the AFSCME International, I was assigned to work in Chicago on then State Senator, Barack Obama’s U.S. Senate campaign.
President Obama signing the Affordable Care Act The Affordable Care Act is promising to be one of the two major issues—the other being the economy—for the fall campaign, after the Supreme Court hands down its decision this month. In... Read Post
President Obama's signature on the Affordable Care Act The Affordable Care is two years old as of Friday, making it a good time to take stock of what it's done so far, and how its implementation is proceeding. Among the biggest acco... Read Post
Six months ago, President Obama made history by signing the Affordable Care Act into law. This was a major step forward for Americans, particularly young Americans, allowing them to finally get the quality, affordable care they need... Read Post