Newly released emails reveal that economist Jonathan Gruber worked more closely than previously known with the White House and top federal officials to shape the law.
Jonathan Gruber, a health economist and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, apologized Tuesday for his "glib" comments regarding "the stupidity of the American voter" in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
President Barack Obama denied charges that he mislead Americans about the healthcare reform law in order to get it passed.
Jonathan Gruber, a professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology who advised the Obama administration when developing the Affordable Care Act in 2009, claimed the federal government would not help states that did not create their own exchanges to politically pressure them to do so.
Vermont is taking steps toward creating a single-payer healthcare system which, if implemented, would serve as a test to whether more aggressive government intervention can improve healthcare