The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is one of the most significant policies enacted by the federal government in recent decades, and it has been a source of significant political and legal battles in the decade since its enactment.
For this discussion board assignment, view the documentary, “Obama’s Deal” about the enactment of the ACA. Then, create an initial post that discusses how the documentary and the process of the ACA’s enactment reflect themes and issues from the course, such as those relating to interest groups, political parties/partisanship, the presidency, and Congress. Reply to at least 2 other students.
Your initial post should be at least 400 words and should apply and analyze course material.
Grades will be assessed using the following rubric:
Content of initial post (50 points):
Content of reply posts (10 points):
Discussion board basics (10 points):
Grammar, spelling, netiquette, etc.
Video link: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/obamasdeal/ (Links to an external site.).
Video transcript: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/obamasdeal/etc/script.html