"There are two Affordable Care Acts. There's the legislation passed by Congress in 2009, and then there's the mythical Affordable Care Act – the perfidious 'government takeover' decried and demagogued by so many conservatives (and quite a few liberals). The former is quite popular, the latter gets decidedly mixed reviews."
Pelosi Remarks at the 2010 Legislative Conference for National Association of Counties
In a speech before the National Association of Counties, Speaker Nancy Pelosi discussed the economic need for more jobs and health care reform. Pelosi emphasized the need to insure Americans with pre-existing conditions while brushing aside the public's contentions with the PPACA bill by stating, "we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it."
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