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President Obama To Visit Dallas On Wednesday

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President Obama will talk about healthcare during his Wednesday visit to Dallas.

President Obama will visit Dallas on Wednesday.

Obamacare has been facing lots of criticism in recent weeks, so the president hopes to focus on success stories this week in Texas.

Obama plans on thanking navigators,folks who are helping residents sign up for health care. He’ll visit Temple Emanu-El to meet with canvassers and navigators volunteering through Dallas Area Interfaith.

Other administration officials are fanning out across the country to rally support.

Obama will also be in Dallas to raise money at a Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee fundraiser.

More coverage from KERA's Breakthroughs blog

From Politico: Obama To Talk Health Care In Dallas

From The Hill: Obama To Thank Dallas Navigators

From The Dallas Morning News: Obama To Visit Temple Emanu-El

From The Associated Press: Obama's Health Law Finally Gets Real For America

Eric Aasen is KERA’s managing editor. He helps lead the station's news department, including radio and digital reporters, producers and newscasters. He also oversees keranews.org, the station’s news website, and manages the station's digital news projects. He reports and writes stories for the website and contributes pieces to KERA radio. He's discussed breaking news live on various public radio programs, including The Takeaway, Here & Now and Texas Standard, as well as radio and TV programs in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.