Reactions to health bill make some Democrats wary
Wall Street Journal, August 31, 2009
Some Democrats say it seems more likely Congress will opt for scaled-down health legislation, instead of the broad expansion of insurance coverage President Barack Obama is pushing. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D., MO) said he hopes Congress will "punch the reset button," and sees two core principles as vital to a bill: competition to drive insurance costs down and eliminating insurers' ability to deny coverage because of pre-existing health conditions.
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