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Details still lacking on Obama healthcare proposal

Washington Post, September 11, 2009

A day after President Obama pitched his plan for comprehensive healthcare reform to a joint session of Congress, administration officials struggled to detail how he would achieve his goal of extending coverage to uninsured Americans without increasing the deficit. The 10-year, $900 billion proposal Obama envisions borrows from concepts circulating on Capitol Hill, but there was little evidence that the broad ideas are sufficient to break a congressional logjam, according to the Washington Post.