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Obamacare Turns 6 and the White House Declares Victory
NBC News

Obamacare has its sixth anniversary Wednesday and the White House is declaring victory over critics who said it would fail and multiple lawsuits seeking to have it declared unconstitutional.

President Barack Obama signed the law, known formally as the Affordable Care Act, on March 23, 2010 after a big fight with Congress. Democrats held a slim majority at the time and passed the law without a single Republican vote.

Despite dozens of votes, a Congress now controlled by Republicans has been unable to muster enough to repeal the law with enough of a margin to override a veto by Obama.

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