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Democrats find rallying points on health reform, but splinters remain

Washington Post, August 3, 2009

With the House already gone and the Senate set to clear out by August 7 for a month-long recess, the battle over healthcare reform will continue. Republicans will assail the government coverage plan that Democrats and President Obama are advocating as a recklessly expensive federal takeover of healthcare. And Democrats will counter that GOP opposition represents an endorsement of insurance industry abuses.