Nixoncare vs. Obamacare: Comparing the rhetoric and reality of two health plans

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Few people today would dare call President Richard Nixon a radical liberal. But 44 years ago, he proposed a health plan that went far beyond what today’s Affordable Care Act includes. After the first plan failed, he did it again three years later. A new paper compares the reality — and rhetoric — of both Nixon’s plans and the current law.

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