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Liberals push White House on healthcare reform

New York Times, September 18, 2009

After months in which the White House had seemed to ignore liberals as it courted centrists to join the president's signature cause, liberal lawmakers have finally attracted the administration's attention. They, in turn, have to decide how far to press their case. Compared with the Baucus bill, a liberal package would include more generous subsidies for working-class families and small businesses to buy coverage.