3.23.2010

March 23, 2010: President Obama Signs Sweeping Health Care Reform Bill Into Law

Vice President Joe Biden’s introduction of President Obama prior to the signing of the Health Care Reform Bill:

Biden: Obama succeeded where others have tried

President Obama signs the Health Care Reform Bill into Law:
Obama signs health care bill into law


UPDATE : As Biden finished his remarks and was shaking Obama's hand, ABC reports that he was heard on the microphone whispering, "This is a big fucking deal."

MSNBC has the video of the moment:
Mr. Vice President. That's an understatement.

Press Sec. Robert Gibbs tweeted:
Fox "news" is, of course, is hysterical.

Check this out (h/t Nico Pitney):
UPDATE II:
Think Progress FLASHBACK: Obama, 3 years ago: ‘I will judge my first term as president based on’ whether we delivered health care.

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