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Obama lobbies elderly on benefits of health law

New York Times, June 9, 2010

President Obama used a televised question-and-answer session to attack his Republican critics and remind retirees that a new $250 rebate to help them pay for prescription drugs is about to go in the mail. With polls showing the public confused about the healthcare law and split on whether it is a good idea, Obama traveled to a center for older Americans in Wheaton, MD, where he took questions from the audience and by telephone from around the country, the New York Times reports.