Healthcare and politics

Published 06/29 2012 11:39AM

Updated 06/29 2012 12:19PM

SPRINGFIELD -- Shortly after the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, it was clear the issue could drive the debate in this year's presidential election. A lot of people say this act is a "win" for President Obama because it's his law.

Many people thought the court would go the other way. Political experts say this could actually turn in Mitt Romney's favor.

Even though Romney's record on healthcare in his own state isn't considered the best, he's promising to get this law repealed. This could unify his base.

Romney has focused a lot on the economy. This is now a big issue for him to address.

House Republicans have already scheduled a vote a repeal the healthcare law around July 9th. The president is confident his law will stand.

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