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President Obama Congratulates Milwaukee

President Obama visited Milwaukee, Wisconsin to congratulate the city for signing up a large percentage of Americans for health care in the Healthy Communities Challenge.

Watch President Obama’s remarks in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at 2:50 p.m. ET.

Today, President Obama is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to celebrate the city’s victory in the Healthy Communities Challenge, a competition between 20 cities to increase the number of Americans with health insurance during the latest Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment period.

People in Milwaukee took 1st place by signing up 89,000 of their neighbors for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act. Watch White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough deliver the news:

Congrats to Milwaukee for winning the Healthy Communities Challenge! You signed up 89,000 people for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act, and President Obama is excited to come thank you in person on Thursday: #GetCovered

Posted by The White House on Tuesday, March 1, 2016