Obama signs historic $938 billion health overhaul

President Obama signs the new health care law on March 23, 2010.

March 23, 2010 3:56:30 PM PDT
A beaming President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a historic $938 billion health care overhaul that guarantees coverage for 32 million uninsured Americans and will touch nearly every citizen's life, presiding over the biggest shift in U.S. domestic policy since the 1960s and capping a divisive, yearlong debate that could define the November elections.