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Senators hurry to keep healthcare in forefront

Washington Post, November 12, 2008

Two of the Senate's most influential leaders are working separately behind the scenes on legislation that would dramatically alter the way Americans get healthcare. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and Sen. Edward M. Kennedy are hoping their early efforts will push President-elect Barack Obama to move rapidly on the issue and spare the incoming administration some of the missteps that killed Bill Clinton's health reform initiative in 1994.