President Barack Obama takes questions in Nashville, Tenn., earlier this year, when where he spoke about the Affordable Care Act. The House of Representatives begins 2016 with another effort to dismantle the health care law.
President Barack Obama takes questions in Nashville, Tenn., earlier this year, when where he spoke about the Affordable Care Act. The House of Representatives begins 2016 with another effort to dismantle the health care law. Carolyn Kaster AP
President Barack Obama takes questions in Nashville, Tenn., earlier this year, when where he spoke about the Affordable Care Act. The House of Representatives begins 2016 with another effort to dismantle the health care law. Carolyn Kaster AP

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