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Obama: Wall St. bailout may delay healthcare overhaul

Reuters/New York Times, September 24, 2008

Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama said the $700 billion Wall Street rescue plan would possibly delay some campaign spending promises, such as his proposed overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system. Although he did not scrap his plans for reform, he admitted he might have to phase in some plans over a longer timeline than originally proposed, depending on tax revenues being generated.