WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" for more information on the Affordable Care Act. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Feb. 4, is now available on demand.
Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Congressman Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) discussed details of the Affordable Care Act, how it will benefit working Americans and the fight to stop repeal efforts.
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare President & CEO and former Congresswoman Barbara Kennelly (D-Conn.) then argued against the privatization of Social Security and shed light on the importance of Social Security and Medicare to senior citizens.
Former Clinton White House senior aide and chief of staff on the House Aging Committee Bob Weiner addressed the critical role preventive care plays in the Affordable Care Act.
Lastly, Families USA Executive Director Ron Pollack highlighted the recent Families USA Health Action 2011 Conference, which served as a brainstorming session to protect and defend the Affordable Care Act in the coming year.
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