Obama urges patience as health care law kicks in

President Barack Obama speaks about healthcare reform at the Patriot Center at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Friday, March 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

April 1, 2010 6:30:33 PM PDT
Facing a public still wary of his massive health care overhaul, President Barack Obama on Thursday urged Americans not to judge the nearly $1 trillion legislation he signed into law last week until the reforms take hold.