Award-winning actress Edie Falco, cable televisions no-nonsense Nurse Jackie, delivered a stern message to lawmakers Thursday: Fix healthcare.
Im here because Ive traveled through the healthcare system and there are some holes, Falco, a breast cancer survivor, told a Capitol Hill rally. Im here because I care about the people in this country and I know that we can do better, that we must do better.
Falco, who stars in the Showtime series Nurse Jackie, said she went without health care coverage for many years. Nearly 50 million Americans are without coverage and President Barack Obamas goal is to provide health benefits for all.
I work in a business where they take great care of you if you are working, Falco told a crowd of several hundred at the rally.