The selling of the Affordable Care Act is an election year topic

Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, Mark Begich of Alaska and Mark Pryor of Arkansas, are all in tough battles to keep their Senate seats
Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, Mark Begich of Alaska and Mark Pryor of Arkansas, are all in tough battles to keep their Senate seats

According to POLITICO this morning one of President Barack Obama’s rowdiest standing ovations Tuesday night came when he demanded Republicans drop their endless crusade to repeal his signature health care law.

But there’s a more critical bloc of lawmakers he needs to implement Obamacare: vulnerable Democratic senators facing reelection in 2014.

They include Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, Mark Begich of Alaska and Mark Pryor of Arkansas, who are meeting behind the scenes to keep the pressure on the White House to respond quickly to voter frustration. At least a dozen Senate Democrats, mainly consisting of senators facing reelection, are weighing various legislative and administrative fixes to the law, a move that could reopen the furious debate over health care in the middle of a high-stakes election year. MORE..

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Jim Williams is the Washington Bureau Chief, Digital Director as well as the Director of Special Projects for Genesis Communications. He is starting his third year as part of the team. This is Williams 40th year in the media business, and in that time he has served in a number of capacities. He is a seven time Emmy Award winning television producer, director, writer and executive. He has developed four regional sports networks, directed over 2,000 live sporting events including basketball, football, baseball hockey, soccer and even polo to name a few sports. Major events include three Olympic Games, two World Cups, two World Series, six NBA Playoffs, four Stanley Cup Playoffs, four NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship Tournaments (March Madness), two Super Bowl and over a dozen college bowl games. On the entertainment side Williams was involved with Berman Concerts and directed over 500 concerts for Showtime, Pay Per View and MTV Networks.