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Health insurers emerge as Obama's top foe in reform effort

Washington Post, October 14, 2009

Attacks on the leading Democratic reform plan by the insurance lobby left little doubt that the White House and the nation's insurance companies have abandoned any real hope of forging a compromise. And as the Senate Finance Committee approved a 10-year, $829 billion bill to remake the healthcare system, Obama's top advisers and the insurers moved into a more intense stage of conflict, reports the Washington Post.