MIT economist Jonathan Gruber helped craft the Affordable Care Act.

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Update On Affordable Care Act With One Of Its Architects

November 20, 2013

Death panels, a government takeover, socialism – from the start, the Affordable Care Act has been troublesome. But after surviving a Supreme Court challenge and a presidential election, most people assumed Obamacare was here to stay. Now though, the problem-plagued rollout of the federal insurance exchange has raised new doubts about the law. 


  • Jonathan Gruber, an economics professor at MIT and one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act.

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