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GOP focuses effort to kill health bills

Washington Post, July 21, 2009

With divided Democrats and polls showing rising public anxiety about President Obama's handling of healthcare and the economy, Republicans have launched an aggressive effort to link the two, comparing the health-care bills moving through Congress to what they labeled as a failed economic stimulus bill. Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele said in a speech that Obama is "conducting a dangerous experiment with our healthcare," and added "he's conducting a reckless experiment with our economy."