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Overhaul divides business and its traditional GOP allies

Wall Street Journal, September 25, 2009

Business is parting from its traditional allies in the Republican Party on healthcare as companies and big corporate lobbyists lend tentative support to a congressional overhaul. Republican lawmakers oppose the overhaul effort and call it a big-spending government intrusion. Many companies, on the other hand, cite soaring costs to explain why they continue to back the congressional work to revamp the healthcare system, despite misgivings over some provisions.