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Hard choices on four big issues stymie health push

AP/Yahoo News, June 30, 2009
Four divisive issues could dash President Barack Obama's hopes of overhauling healthcare: cost, creating a government-run plan, taxing workers' benefits, and penalizing employers that don't offer coverage. These are potential deal-breakers as Obama and the Democratic-controlled Congress work to revamp the system to cover the nearly 50 million uninsured Americans and try to control rising medical costs.