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Pictured: Protesters gather across the Chicago River from Trump Tower to rally against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act Friday, March 24, 2017, in Chicago. Earlier, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders yanked their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Pictured: Protesters gather across the Chicago River from Trump Tower to rally against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act Friday, March 24, 2017, in Chicago. Earlier, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders yanked their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
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The Trump administration is asking a federal court to undo the entire Affordable Care Act.

Meanwhile, Democrats are rallying to support President Obama's signature achievement, with a proposal in the House to strengthen key aspects of the ACA.

These moves come against the backdrop of a serious debate within the Democratic party over proposals to upend the whole system with a government insurance plan to cover all Americans, sometimes referred to as single-payer or "Medicare-for-All."

CommonHealth editor Carey Goldberg hosted a panel on the topic at WBUR's CitySpace Tuesday — which you can watch here.

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Carey Goldberg, host of WBUR's CommonHealth blog, which tweets @commonhealth.

This article was originally published on March 27, 2019.

This segment aired on March 27, 2019.

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