‘Terror gap’ & gun purchasing; ACA update

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Guests: Karen Greenberg, Louise Radnofsky, and Robert Field

Senate Democrats have introduced a bill that would ban gun purchases by people on the FBI’s suspected terror watch list. Similar measures have long been opposed by the National Rifle Association. KAREN GREENBERG, director of Fordham’s University’s Center on National Security, starts off this hour of Radio Times to explain what is referred to as the “terror gap.” Then we turn to the Affordable Care Act. Open enrollment for Obamacare began November 1st and runs until January 31st. Officials are hoping to get a million more people to buy insurance on the exchanges. We’ll check in on the health care marketplaces, the premiums, the deductibles, the insurers and what affect the ACA is having on American’s health and health care costs. LOUISE RADNOFSKY, health policy reporter at The Wall Street Journal and ROBERT FIELD, professor of health law and policy at Drexel’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health.

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