Dem leaders to mark Oct. 1 ObamaCare launch

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A coalition of advocacy groups, including Organizing for Action, Americans United for Change, Protect Your Care, SEIU and AFSCME, has events in the states as well as on Capitol Hill.

In Washington, speakers are scheduled to include nearly the full roster of Democrats who helped push ObamaCare to final passage, including House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidDemocrats race to link GOP incumbents to Trump Mellman: Give positive a chance Koch network super-PAC launches ad buys in Wisconsin, Nevada MORE (Nev.). Sens. Barbara MikulskiBarbara MikulskiAcela primaries: Winners, losers Failed Md. gubernatorial candidate wins primary for Donna Edwards seat Candidate who spent M loses Md. House race MORE (D-Md.), Max BaucusMax BaucusWyden unveils business tax proposal College endowments under scrutiny The chaotic fight for ObamaCare MORE (D-Mont.) and Tom HarkinTom HarkinDo candidates care about our health or just how much it costs? The Hill's 12:30 Report Mark Mellman: Parsing the primary processes MORE (D-Iowa) are also slated to attend.

"Oct. 1 means middle-class families will no longer be one illness, one accident or one medical emergency away from financial ruin," Americans United for Change said in a statement.