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Many Dislike Health Care System But Are Pleased With Their Own Care

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a Las Vegas high school last Friday. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Hillary Clinton Hitches Her Health Care Wagon To Obamacare

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, has proposed a health care policy he calls "Medicare for All." But some left-leaning economists say the plan doesn't pencil out. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Sanders' Health Plan Renews Debate On Universal Coverage

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"Instead of saying, 'We screwed up,' they said, 'Obamacare is the problem and we may not play anymore,' " Covered California's Peter Lee said of UnitedHealth. Rick Loomis/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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The price of getting a health insurance card may seem expensive, but officials say the minimum tax penalty for remaining uninsured is $695, and could rise to more than $10,000 for wealthy families who choose not to get coverage. Photo Alto/Getty Images hide caption

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Duke Gillingham, president of Oasis Foods, in Hillside, N.J., says about two-thirds of his roughly 180 employees declined to enroll in the company health plan for 2015. Many make less than $15 an hour, and found the company plan too expensive. Fred Mogul/WNYC hide caption

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N.J. Factory Turns To Medicaid To Insure Lowest-Paid Employees

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Dr. Irene Aguilar, a Democrat and Colorado state senator from Denver County, is also a medical internist and advocate of universal health care. She led this Denver rally in favor of the 2016 ballot measure. John Daley/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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Coloradans Will Put Single-Payer Health Care To A Vote

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Martha Lucia (from left), Bienvendida Barreno and Jorge Baquero discuss health insurance options with agents from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors at a Miami mall last month. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Obamacare Sign-Ups Could Get A Bump As Higher Penalties Kick In

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Aymara Marchante (from left) and Wiktor Garcia talked with Maria Elena Santa Coloma, an insurance adviser with UniVista Insurance, during February 2015 sign-ups for health plans in Miami, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Obamacare Deploys New Apps, Allies To Persuade The Uninsured

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Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney struggled to distance himself from the health care program he implemented in Massachusetts. Now he has acknowledged it was a precursor to Obamacare. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., proposed a bill in April to repeal the impending excise tax on employee health benefits that Obamacare deems excessive. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. hide caption

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Looming Tax On High-End Health Plans Draws Heavy Fire

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Marilyn Kruse couldn't get health insurance through her job as a substitute teacher in Jefferson County, Colo. Now she buys insurance through the state's health exchange. John Daley/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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In Colorado, More People Are Insured But Cost Remains An Issue

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At sign-up events like this one in Los Angeles in 2013, Covered California pledged "affordability" in health insurance as one of its main selling points. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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The IRS released preliminary figures that show about three-quarters of taxpayers indicated they had qualifying health insurance in 2014. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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President Obama and Vice President Biden shake hands after the president spoke in the White House's Rose Garden Thursday about the Supreme Court decision in favor of Obamacare. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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