The fight to keep the Affordable Care Act from repeal taught us all that Republicans in Congress were willing to wager with the lives of the American people. Now more than ever, it is important to ensure that Congress can improve the Affordable Care Act, not repeal and replace it with a plan that could strip away healthcare from families.

Deedra believes in listening to the will of the people, and working towards a solution that will strengthen the Affordable Care Act: lowering premium costs, improving accessibility, safeguarding care for those with preexisting conditions, ensuring reproductive health services for women, expanding Medicaid, and protecting Medicare.