Listen now! Implementation of the Affordable Care Act discussed on "Inside Government"

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" for highlights from the Families USA Health Action 2013 Conference. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Feb. 8, is now available on demand.

Common Cause President and CEO and former Rep. Bob Edgar, D-Pa., discussed efforts to reform the Senate filibuster and the need to balance the budget, reform the tax code, and invest in infrastructure.

Bob Weiner, former spokesman in the Clinton White House, then analyzed the recent GDP decline and important provisions in the Affordable Care Act.

Newsweek and The Daily Beast contributor Eleanor Clift also addressed the future of health care reform and its implementation at the state level.

Lastly, Families USA Executive Director Ron Pollack detailed Medicaid's expansion under the Affordable Care Act and the role of insurance companies going forward.

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"Inside Government" is a one-hour weekly nationwide radio/Internet program dedicated to issues that impact federal and D.C. government employees. The show airs each Friday at 10 a.m. on Federal News Radio 1500 AM in Washington, D.C., and online at It is also available to millions of iPod users through Apple's iTunes podcast. "Inside Government" is produced by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the nation's largest federal employee union, representing 670,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.

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