Listen Now! Rep. Gerry Connolly Weighs in on Constitutionality of Affordable Care Act on "Inside Government"


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WASHINGTON, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" to learn more about the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. The show, which originally aired on Friday, March 30, is now available on demand.

Congressman Gerry Connolly, D-Va., analyzed the constitutionality of the individual mandate and other provisions in the Affordable Care Act, while former Rep. Tom Perriello, D-Va., now president and CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, suggested ideas to make the U.S. health care system stronger.

Former Clinton White House senior staffer Bob Weiner then discussed benefits provided by the implementation of the Affordable Care Act as well as the political implications of health care reform.

Lastly, Families USA Health Policy Deputy Director Marc Steinberg addressed the long-term implications of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act, and Health Care for America Now Executive Director Ethan Rome discussed what middle class Americans are saying about health care reform.

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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 625,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.

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