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GOP scoffs at Obama’s health care summit
San Francisco Chronicle - Erica Werner, Associated Press Writer

President Obama on Friday challenged three dozen Republicans and Democrats to participate in a one-of-a-kind televised summit this month to thrash out a deal on health care. House Republicans immediately greeted the invitation to the Feb. 25 event with derision, casting doubt on whether it would yield any bipartisan agreement to extend coverage to millions of Americans.

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