President Obama Praises Senate for Advancing Health Care Bill

President Obama hailed Senate Democrats' advancing the $871 billion health care bill as a "big victory for American people," even as the legislation lost many of the components he had pushed. The president took aim at critics who say the health care bill would add to the budget deficit and praised the Senate for standing up to special interest groups. "I just want to be clear, for all those who are continually carping about how this is somehow a big-spending government bill, this cuts our...Full Story
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