Barack Obama recalls epic battle for healthcare law in excerpt from memoir

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An advance chapter from Barack Obama’s first memoir of his White House years, published on Monday by the New Yorker, takes readers inside the epic political battle behind the passage of the Affordable Care Act at the end of his first year in office.

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