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Obamacare or Romneycare?
Chico News and Review

Of all the issues in the 2012 presidential election, none defines the candidates quite as specifically as health-care reform. President Barack Obama’s policy stands forth in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010—known as the ACA, or “Obamacare,” a label of derision that the president now uses with pride. It took more than a year to pass, as Obama attempted to build support, and the final product produced detractors on the far left (who prefer a single-payer solution) and on the right (who object to the individual mandate).