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Clinton wants to 'build on the progress' made by Obamacare

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She was not exactly clear on what "progress" she was referring to.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts to supporters after speaking at a rally at Broward College in Coconut Creek, Fla., Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

It's been a difficult month for the Affordable Care Act, but that isn't stopping Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton from defending President Barack Obama's signature achievement from attacks leveled by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. In response to massive premium increases announced earlier this week for customers on the Obamacare exchanges, Trump again repeated his call to repeal the law and replace it with an alternate health care plan.

The Clinton campaign's response indicated a clear willingness to stand behind the increasingly troubled program, and attacked Trump for trying to "reverse the progress" made by the legislation. In a statement released by the Clinton campaign, Clinton said:

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