Gary Kaplan http://www.kplu.org en Obama’s chief defender of health care law in Seattle http://www.kplu.org/post/obama%E2%80%99s-chief-defender-health-care-law-seattle <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-951403.mp3</p><p>Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen <span>Sebelius</span> was in Seattle this week, to hear about local efforts to make the medical system more efficient.</p><p>Sebelius is in charge of implementing the new national health care law – and defending it. The Affordable Care Act has been under fierce attack by Republicans and their allies. Democrats and their supporters <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/07/AR2011020706262.html?hpid=moreheadlines&amp;sid=ST2011020706343">recently hired political strategists to launch a campaign in defense</a> of the law.</p><p>At the same time, Sebelius has been trying to sell it across the country, alongside sympathetic mayors and governors.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 10 Feb 2011 01:08:10 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 754 at http://www.kplu.org Obama’s chief defender of health care law in Seattle