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Hillary Clinton: Obamacare 'liberates' young people

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton endorsed President Obama's signature health care law Wednesday evening during a speech at the University of Miami.

"Having access to health insurance, not connected to employment, subsidized as it is under the Affordable Care Act, liberates you to choose what you want to do in your life," she said, according to the Associated Press.

Clinton explained that Democrats were on the "right track" in spite of some problems with the law.

She praised many elements of the law, especially the provision allowing young adults to stay on their parent's health care until the age of 26.

The key to going forward, Clinton pointed, was to make changes to the law if needed.

“Part of the challenge is to clear away all the smoke and try to figure out what is working and what isn't,” Clinton said, according to CNN. “What do we need to do to try to fix this? Because it would be a great tragedy, in my opinion, to take away what has now been provided.”

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