Health care to be top issue in 2020 after Texas judge strikes down Affordable Care Act

Legal appeals of a Texas judge’s ruling invalidating the Affordable Care Act will push health care to the forefront of the 2020 election, sharpening a debate that helped Democrats win congressional seats in Texas and across the country in November.

Although President Donald Trump declared victory after Friday’s court decision, Democrats see a wider opening for an attack that put Republicans on the defensive in the 2018 midterm elections, contributing to the loss of 40 seats in the U.S. House and handing Democrats control of the chamber.

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