Obama Health Reform ForumJacob S. Hacker and Carl DeTorres

The authors use a chart format to grade how the government has progressed in building the foundation for and rolling out the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which is six months old today. They look at the rollout, public reactions, and results to date. Overall they give the effort a B.

Hacker is a professor of political science at Yale and the co-author of “Winner-Take-All Politics.” DeTorres is a graphic designer.

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