The ground has been well-trod over the past few years, but here’s an interesting discussion of why “Obamacare” vs. “Affordable Care Act” makes a difference. Charlene Obernauer, democratic activist, notes more polled Americans support one than the other.
More interesting is the Republican Party use of the word “bill” to refer to the three-year-old law. More logical to negotiate a bill than a law.
See her full comment on Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/charlene-obernauer/obamacare-vs-affordable-care-act_b_4044579.html