ABCs of the ACA: Obamacare

Obamacare (proper noun, slang):  The popular term for the Affordable Care Act.  It was coined by critics of the law to make fun of it.  Then President Obama himself embraced it. Now, everyone uses it. But if Obamacare succeeds, Obama is betting his opponents will find a new name for it.

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Ethan Lindsey is the senior digital editor for Marketplace.
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