Public Options and Death Panels: How the Health Care Debate Evolved

In October of the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama and John McCain took a question at a town-hall debate on whether health care is a privilege, a right, or a responsibility for Americans. Obama's answer foretold one of the most dominant conversations of the next four years of his life:"I think it should be a right for every American," Obama said. After years of countless contentious town halls across the country, backroom negotiations, speeches, compromises, advertisements and spam...Full Story
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