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Roger Stark, Health Care Policy Analyst, June, 2010
After fourteen months of debate, and with narrow partisan support and substantial bipartisan opposition in Congress, President Obama signed major health care reform legislation into law. Polls consistently show the President’s health plan is unpopular with the public. At no point in the history of the United States has such broad, wide-sweeping social legislation become law by such a slim political margin.