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Former President Barack Obama speaks at a forum at the University of Chicago in Chicago on April 24, 2017. (Jim Young/AFP/Getty Images)
Former President Barack Obama speaks at a forum at the University of Chicago in Chicago on April 24, 2017. (Jim Young/AFP/Getty Images)
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How much does the Republican push to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, have to do with the name "Obama"? It's just one of many Obama-era policies that the Trump administration has wasted no time trying to get rid of.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Republican strategist Paris Dennard (@PARISDENNARD) and Democratic strategist Jamal Simmons (@JamalSimmons) about what's behind the deep dislike of the former president.

This segment aired on May 4, 2017.

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