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March 23, 2010
With 20 pens in hand and Marcelas Owens at his side, Obama made health care reform the law of the land.
December 24, 2009
This was never supposed to happen in the first place--Democratic presidents have tried and failed before to get health care done. So it is a bit of a Christmas miracle. Nevertheless, it has also showcased the hair-pulling politics of progressive reform.
September 3, 2009
The White House has announced that president Barack Obama will address a special joint session of Congress next Wednesday evening on the issue of health insurance reform. By doing so, Obama is sticking to the line he whipped out after his first debates with Sen. John McCain in 2008: "Just gimme the ball."
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