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Obama will lay out specifics in healthcare speech, aides say

Washington Post, September 4, 2009

With President Obama poised to give a healthcare address Sept. 9 before a joint session of Congress, administration officials say that he will deliver a detailed prescription for reform despite the risks of spelling out exactly where he stands. Vice President Biden said the speech will map out "in understandable, clear terms what our administration wants to happen with regard to healthcare, and what we are going to push for specifically."