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More health aid gets backing

Wall Street Journal, January 7, 2010

The White House supports an effort to tweak the health bill so it makes insurance more affordable for the lowest earners, but the change would drive up the cost of the overhaul, the Wall Street Journal reports. The White House is using the more moderate health bill passed by the Senate on Christmas Eve as the basis for a final bill, while adapting some provisions from the more liberal version the House passed Nov. 7, the Journal reports.