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White House Weekly Address: The Pitch for Health Reform

With the critical Senate Finance bill still pending, here’s the pitch from the White House:

The only two things I heard Obama describe as requirements for a bill he would sign:

  • No addition to the deficit over 10 years; and
  • Insurance exchange: one-stop shop to compare prices, coverage and, interestingly, track record.

He definitely advocated a public plan option, but it wasn’t clear whether that was inside or outside the list of requirements.

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