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SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION NEWS - AP TELEVISION NEWS CLIENTS ONLYTampa, Florida - September 19, 20131. Wide of Jessie Spencer-Hammac in front of her house2. Medium of Spencer-Hammac with dog3. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): Jessie Spencer-Hammac, Suffers from Bipolar Disorder (transcript below)4. Tracking shot of Spencer-Hammac with dog5. Wide of Spencer-Hammac and house6. Wide of Spencer-Hammac walking awayAP TELEVISION NEWS - AP TELEVISION NEWS CLIENTS ONLYArlington, Virginia - September 23, 2013 7. Wide of Jennie Vibar getting check up8. Tight of Vibar's arm9. Medium of Vibar getting blood pressure checked10. Tight on medical equipment11. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): Jennie Vibar, Arlington Free Clinic patient (transcript below)POOL - AP TELEVISION NEWS CLIENTS ONLYLiberty, Missouri - September 20, 2013 12. Wide of President Obama entering stage13. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): President Obama (transcript below)AP TELEVISION NEWS - AP TELEVISION NEWS CLIENTS ONLYWashington - September 19, 2013 14. Wide of John Barrasso at desk15. Medium of Barrasso at desk16. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): Sen. John Barrasso, (R) Wyoming (transcript below)AP TELEVISION NEWS - AP TELEVISION NEWS CLIENTS ONLYDenver - -September 19, 2013 17. Medium of Morgan Kinney and medication18. Tight of KinneyAP CLIENTS ONLY - Morgan Kinney Handout19. Photo of Morgan's friend's damaged car.AP TELEVISION NEWS - AP TELEVISION NEWS CLIENTS ONLYDenver - September 19, 2013 20. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): Morgan Kinney, Hurt in Car Accident (transcript below)21. Medium of Kinney bending down22. Medium of Kinney with medication23. Medium of Kinney with bottles(VOICEOVER)JESSIE SPENCER-HAMMAC (pronounced "hammock") SUFFERS FROM BIPOLAR DISORDER AND HER JOB IN TAMPA, FLORIDA DOESN'T OFFER ANY HEALTH INSURANCE TO COVER HER THERAPY OR MEDICATION.SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): Jessie Spencer-Hammac, Suffers from Bipolar Disorder "I've always been a bartender and so haven't had access to group plans." WITH JUST DAYS TO GO UNTIL PEOPLE LIKE SPENCER-HAMMAC WILL BE ABLE TO SIGN UP FOR HEALTH CARE UNDER PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S AFFORDABLE CARE ACT, THE PUBLIC IS SPLIT OVER WHETHER IT'S A GOOD OR BAD DEAL. JENNIE VIBAR MAKES TOO MUCH FOR MEDICAID, BUT JUST BARELY. VIRGINIA IS ONE OF ABOUT TWO DOZEN STATES THAT OPTED NOT TO EXPAND MEDICAID UNDER THE NEW LAW.SHE TAKES MEDICATIONS TO CURB SEIZURES AND WON'T BE ABLE TO AFFORD THE PREMIUMS, EVEN IF SUBSIDIZED.SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): Jennie Vibar, Arlington Free Clinic patient "I don't think we'll be able to eat well…three times a day…I don't think I'd be able to give my kids whatever they need and I think with regards to my medicine, it already costs around $600…for just a month…and that's my whole paycheck already." PRESIDENT OBAMA SAYS THE NEW HEALTH CARE LAW WILL HELP THE POOR. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): President Obama "Out of every 10 Americans who are currently uninsured, six out of those 10 are going to be able to get covered for less than $100 a month, less than your cell phone bills." BUT U-S SENATOR JOHN BARRASSO FROM WYOMING SAYS THE COUNTRY CAN'T AFFORD OBAMACARE.SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): Sen. John Barrasso, (R) Wyoming "I think many people are going to find that even with the subsidies that have been promised them that what they're going to have to pay out of pocket is much more than they expected." IN DENVER, MORGAN KINNEY IS STILL RECOVERING FROM A BROKEN LEG FROM A CAR ACCIDENT IN APRIL.FORTUNATELY, THE OTHER DRIVER'S INSURANCE PAID THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FOR HIS MEDICAL CARE. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): Morgan Kinney, Hurt in Car Accident "I've just taken it for granted that you don't have health insurance between jobs."LIKE MANY YOUNG PEOPLE, KINNEY'S JUST OUT OF SCHOOL STRUGGLING TO GET HIS FOOTING. HE HOPES THE NEW COVERAGE WILL PAY TO HAVE THE GLASS REMOVED STILL IN HIS BODY FROM THE ACCIDENT.TED SHAFFREY, ASSOCIATED PRESS (****END****)