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Barack Obama’s re-election campaign released a web video on Thursday commemorating the six-year anniversary of the healthcare law Mitt Romney signed in 2006, a law that bears a striking resemblance to the federal Affordable Care Act that the former Massachusetts governor has pledged to repeal.

Featuring testimonials from the experts who worked with both Romney and Obama on their respective laws and the first woman in Massachusetts to get covered under ‘Romneycare,’ the video makes a powerful point: Romney thought his health law would propel him onto the national stage; he even made sure it appeared in his official gubernatorial portrait.

Here’s the video, blasted out to reporters by the Obama campaign:

Whether Romney is able to make his opposition to ‘Obamacare’ appear in the least bit principled will be key to how voters evaluate him in the fall.

Mural of Ruth Bader Ginsburg near the White House in Washington, D.C.

Photo by Elvert Barnes / CC BY-SA 2.0

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

It feels like public mourning flooded the nation when we learned that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday. People flocked to social media to share their thanks for her decades of relentless work; though she's undoubtedly a feminist icon and pioneer for women's rights and equality, Ginsburg's work did not only benefit women, but everyone. And of course, people were eager to make sure her "fervent" wish was communicated to the masses: That she "not be replaced until a new president is installed."

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