There is no shortage of personal stories like this out there. The Democrats should be actively seeking such stories and presenting them to the public. Vetting the stories will be important, to avoid the egg-on-face nature of many of the anti-Obamacare ads, but this shouldn't be all that hard to accomplish.
I am a 57-year-old with a pacemaker who takes blood pressure medication. I am not exactly the kind of person the health companies enter into bidding wars over.
Clint Murphy, a 38-year-old former GOP staffer, offered a surprising message to his conservative peers last week. He now supports Obamacare.
His mother was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2008, prompting Murphy to return home at the election's conclusion instead
As America's children grow up and enter into the health insurance marketplace on their own, they will be the first generation who simply will not understand what the terms 'pre-existing condition' and 'lifetime cap' mean.
Among the many life-changing freedoms Americans gained under Obamacare was the option to leave jobs at big employers to start their own businesses. But Republicans are fighting to take away this important new freedom.
WATCH Reid's comments about his daughter above and his praise for Obamacare below. As Reid put it, before Obamacare, women
"Well, there already are pre-existing conditions law in there. If you have insurance you can't be thrown off. So there are going to be combinations on that. I'm not familiar with the exact specifics."
The American public talks about health care like it's a controversial issue. We weigh the pros and cons, we take sides, we argue. The truth is, everyone is better off when everyone is healthy.
I just turned 62 and am getting divorced. My attorney suggested I look into getting health insurance because I will soon be off of my ex's company plan.