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Healthcare advocates rally on Capitol Hill

Wall Street Journal, June 26, 2009

Thousands of union members and other advocates of overhauling the healthcare system rallied on Capitol Hill to demand high quality, affordable healthcare for all. Union officials, doctors, patients, and Democratic lawmakers took the stage one-by-one repeating the mantra, "We need healthcare reform in 2009 and we can't wait." Anna Burger, secretary-treasurer of the Service Employees International Union, said the nation's economic crisis makes it clear that "now is the time to act."