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GOP Senators try to slow health talks

Washington Post, July 31, 2009

Senate GOP negotiators are trying to slow down healthcare talks, likely delaying a long-awaited bipartisan deal until after the August recess. Three Democratic and three Republican negotiators on the Senate Finance Committee continued to insist that they were making significant progress in crafting a $900 billion bill that would provide coverage to 95% of Americans, but they acknowledged for the first time that they will not have a full-committee legislative markup until after Labor Day.