October 29, 2009

Announced today! Affordable Health Care for America Act!

The House of Representatives introduced their “Affordable Health Care for America Act” today on the west lawn of the Capitol in Washington D.C., and I was there to cover it for the New Hampshire Union Leader. People from all over the country shared their negative experiences with healthcare. Hopefully things will change for the best. Here are some photos from the event!

Oct. 28, 2009-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduced the “Affordable Health Care for America Act.”

Oct. 28, 2009- Priscilla King, Rep. Shea-Porter (D-NH) Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) from left to right. King, of Bow N.H., has fallen into Medicare’s Part D doughnut hole, and can’t afford life-saving prescription drugs for herself and her husband, Bernie King.

Oct. 28, 2009-I know Rep. Shea-Porter’s listening, but I’m really curious what Hoyer is whispering in Pelosi’s ear.

Oct. 28, 2009-Now I’m even more curious.

Oct. 28, 2009-Random leg shot.

Oct. 28, 2009-Priscilla King (left) and Rep. Carol Shea-Porter after the introduction of the Affordable Health Care for America Act.

Oct. 28, 2009-Best moment of the morning was when John Dingell (D-MI), credited with the bill, talked about how a good piece of wood can be used more than once. I think he was talking about his gavel…

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