Behind the Scenes: The Affordable Care Act

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4y Dec 8, 2016

Go behind the scenes with President Obama on the day that the Affordable Care Act was passed and the day it was signed into law.

The footage includes: President Obama traveling to the Capitol to speak to the Democratic members of the House and Senate the day before the vote; the President watching the vote with staff in the Roosevelt Room before speaking to the nation on its passage, and the President hosting a reception in the White House residence to thank the staff who worked alongside him in bringing the legislation over the finish line.

The footage also follows the physical legislation from the Capitol to the Office of the Vice President and then to an East Room signing ceremony. After, President Obama welcomes the individuals who stood with him at the signing ceremony into the Oval Office.

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