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Despite Fumbles, Obama Defends Health Care Law
DALLAS — President Obama strongly defended his signature health care law on Wednesday in the largest state that has refused to participate, as rattled Senate Democrats called for changing or delaying key parts of the new health coverage.
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Democrats Try To Tweak Health Care Law
Are you worried that the healthcare.gov rollout will affect your campaign for re-election next year? LANDRIEU: Well, first of all, I think it's important to remember that Crossroads was against the Affordable Care Act before it was a bill. They've been …
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Sebelius assures fixes are being made to HealthCare.gov
Sebelius, appearing before the Senate Finance Committee, rejected calls from politicians in both parties to delay aspects of the health-care law, including by extending the initial open enrollment period beyond March 31 for buying insurance on the new …
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Obama defends healthcare law, urges House to OK immigration bill
WASHINGTON — President Obama offered a vigorous, lengthy defense of his healthcare law Friday, dismissing Republican attempts to block it as an “ideological fixation.” In a preview of the message Democrats will carry into the 2014 midterm elections …
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Obama slams GOP over 'holy grail' of blocking healthcare law
Obama said blocking the Affordable Healthcare Act has become Republicans' "holy grail" and an "ideological fixation." He also criticized the push among conservatives to shut down the federal government unless Obama agrees to defund the healthcare law.
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Obama touts healthcare bill, says it helped American into remission, compares
While the American people may not be too keen on President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act, Obama himself cannot speak highly enough of the bill. At his first full press conference in months, Obama discussed his …
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He didn’t mention them by name, but they seemed to be on his mind. President Barack Obama defended his healthcare reform effort on Friday without mentioning the Supreme Court justices who hold the law’s fate in their hands.

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California attorney general defends Obama's healthcare overhaul
With the US Supreme Court set to decide the fate of President Obama's sweeping healthcare law, California Atty. Gen. General Kamala Harris is putting the Golden State's weight behind the White House. On Friday, Harris joined a dozen other attorneys …
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Americans scaled back on health spending during recession
By Bertha Coombs, CNBC.com In tough economic times, Americans cut back on everything, including health care. In 2009 and 2010 total health care spending grew at just under 4%, the slowest rate since the government began keeping records more thasn 50 …
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Health care disparities draw focus
Johnston said her group is concerned not just about illness disparities but also unequal access to health care itself. In Ingham County, for example, blacks are twice as likely as whites to lack health insurance, according to a report by the health …
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Gov't defends core of health care overhaul
By MARK SHERMAN The Obama administration is calling on the Supreme Court to uphold the heart of the health care overhaul, the requirement that individuals buy insurance or pay a penalty. The administration filed a written submission with the court …
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What Health Care Law?
Along the way, however, ABC did ask the questions that Republican primary voters care most about: Was the Supreme Court right in Griswold v. Connecticut in 1965? What should those who engage in homosexuality do if, as throughout most of world history, …
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Real Health Care Reform Essential
For many years Mountain State governors and legislators won favor with public sector employees by promising them excellent retirement benefits, including pension checks and health insurance. That built up billions of dollars in unfunded liabilities. …
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Triad Alcohol Prep pads like these have been recalled after reports of contamination with Bacillus cereus, a potentially life-threatening bacteria.Problems with contamination and sterilization at a Wisconsin plant that made millions of  recalled alcohol wipes did not rise to the level of a public health hazard — until a hospital detected potentially life-threatening bacteria.



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White House defends health law waivers
The White House on Thursday defended granting waivers to some employers from a key provision of the new health care law, saying it was the best way to keep people insured until the law fully takes effect.

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White House defends waivers from new health law
The White House on Thursday defended granting waivers to some employers from a key provision of the new health care law, saying it was the best way to keep people insured until the law fully takes effect.

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House candidate defends self, goes on offense
UTICA, September 24, 2010–Republican congressional candidate Richard Hanna, defended his record, criticized his opponent and laid out some of his beliefs and positions in a 48-minute interview Friday.

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Obama defends economic proposals, lashes out at GOP
The president defends his administration’s efforts to improve the economy and calls for more spending on infrastructure, all while scolding Republicans for blocking congressional action. President Obama on Friday defended his administration’s efforts to improve the economy while again lashing out at Republicans for blocking congressional action in a fiercely partisan election year.

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