Healthcare Reform in the United States

1218 WordsFeb 17, 20185 Pages
During the formation of the United States of America, the founding fathers had difficulty to agree on common issues due to their conflicting political stances. The intention of each political party is to form a solution that is in the best interest of the citizens in the U.S and of how to govern the US following its independence from Great Britain. It is safe to conclude that some Americans base their decisions on family affiliations rather than viewing each economic, social, and political problem differently to make an informed decision. The presidential nomination of then Senator Barack Obama marked the country's breakthrough in recent years during the 2008 election. Trends showed favoritism among the young, college-aged population when he ran for office his first time. He won their votes, along with other voters, based on general social and economic proposals he intends to solve. During the President's first and second term, his administration seeks to resolve the healthcare concern, a major political and economic problem, which is causing the country's deficit to swell. On March 23, 2010, President Obama (Whitehouse.gov, 2014) signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly known as "Obamacare," into law. Unfortunately, the United States of America have not come to a unanimous agreement about Obamacare. All together it seems not every person will approve every presidential decision in the country, but Obama’s health care act has sparked some more
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