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A new survey shows that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has done a fantastic job of reducing the uninsurance rate — for everybody except blacks.

The share of Americans age 19 to 64 without health insurance fell from 20 percent last summer to 15 percent this spring, according to a telephone survey of 4,425 people from the Commonwealth Fund, a nonprofit health-care research group. The number of adults without insurance fell by 9.5 million — a success by any measure, especially considering that we’re still in the early days of exchange enrollment, and about half the states have yet to expand Medicaid.

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