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We’re only days away from the biggest health insurance open enrollment period in American history.

House Republicans have cut the funding for educating people about how it affects them, so that it’s lower than the amount we spent telling people about Medicare Part D — which only affected people on Medicare.

To combat that, the Obama administration and allies that support reform are trying to use the vast reach of social media to educate voters about the law.

This one was just released by the White House on Friday:

The Kaiser Foundation put this out in July:

Earlier this month, John from the Vlogbrothers made the capitalist case for health care reform, which is great, even though it doesn’t really explain how Obamacare works.

What’s the best Obamacare explanation you’ve seen?

The YouToons Get Ready for Obamacare

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

As expected, former President Donald Trump pardoned a long list of cronies during his final weeks in office, including Paul Manafort, his former 2016 campaign manager, and former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon. Andrew Weissmann, who served as a lead prosecutor for then-Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office from 2017-2019, offers a legal analysis and critique of Trump's "abuse of the pardon power" in an article for Just Security.

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