Clinton to give talk in defense of health overhaul
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -
Former President Bill
Clinton is defending the federal health overhaul as a key part of the
law nears implementation.
Clinton on Wednesday was scheduled to talk about
the law in a speech at his presidential library in downtown Little Rock.
His talk comes just weeks before open enrollment begins for the
insurance exchanges created under the law.
Arkansas has been a battleground over the law.
Republicans have made gains in the state by tying Democrats to President
Barack Obama and the health overhaul. They hope to unseat. Democratic
Sen. Mark Pryor next year by highlighting his vote for the measure.