Weekly Address: The Affordable Care Act Is Here to Stay

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Weekly Address: The Affordable Care Act Is Here to Stay

Summary: 
In this week's address, the President called the Supreme Court's decision on the Affordable Care Act a victory for hardworking Americans, whose lives are more secure because of the passage of the ACA.
President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, June 25, 2015

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, June 25, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

In this week's address, the President called the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act a victory for hardworking Americans across the country, whose lives are more secure because of this law.  The Affordable Care Act is working, and it is here to stay. So far more than 16 million uninsured Americans have gained coverage.  Nearly one in three Americans who was uninsured a few years ago is insured today. The uninsured rate in America is the lowest since we began to keep such records. With this case behind us, the President reaffirmed his commitment to getting more people covered and making health care in America even better and more affordable.

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