Joanna Galias Sese

resident of Massachusetts

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Californian who is now an intern in art conservation in Salem, Massachusetts (She responded to our Facebook request for someone to talk about their experience of the Massachusetts healthcare plan)

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The US Supreme Court will make a decision on  healthcare reform  before the next presidential election, but Republicans plan to use it against  President Obama  whatever the Court…

ObamaCare, RomneyCare and Presidential Politics

The US Supreme Court will make a decision on healthcare reform before the next presidential election, but Republicans plan to use it against President Obama whatever the Court…

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The main provisions of  federal healthcare reform  won't go into effect until 2014, but Republicans plan to use it against  President Obama  in next year's re-election campaign.

ObamaCare, RomneyCare and Presidential Politics

The main provisions of federal healthcare reform won't go into effect until 2014, but Republicans plan to use it against President Obama in next year's re-election campaign.

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