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House Democrats to pursue health bill changes

New York Times, January 6, 2010

House Democratic leaders said that they would insist on changes to the Senate healthcare legislation to make coverage more affordable for middle-class Americans and to tighten control over the insurance industry, the New York Times reports. The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, met with her top lieutenants and the three committee chairmen directly responsible for the healthcare bill, as they prepared for negotiations to begin in earnest this week.