Obama: In States That Implement ACA Properly, ‘It’s Working For People’

President Barack Obama took subtle aim at critics of the Affordable Care Act in a speech in San Jose, Calif. Friday, asserting that in states like California that work to correctly roll out the health care program, the law is decreasing premiums and increasing competition between insurance companies.

“In states that are working hard to implement this law properly, it’s working for people,” Obama said.

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