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The Untold Story: What Really Happened with Romneycare

(Editor’s Note: Galen Institute President Grace-Marie Turner will discuss the U.S. Supreme Court health care law decision impact at the 2012 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum on Friday, September 21 at the W Hotel in midtown Atlanta.)  By Grace-Marie Turner Illinois senator Dick Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the Senate, said on MSNBC’sMorning Joe today that Mitt Romney is the “the baby daddy of Obamacare.” Grace-Marie Turner, President, Galen Institute In a piece I wrote for The American Spectator this spring, “Romney’s best defense: The truth about Romneycare,” I explained that the final version of the Massachusetts law diverged significantly from Romney’s vision for reform. He vetoed eight provisions, all of which were overridden by the overwhelmingly Democratic legislature. And Romney’s… View Article

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