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House Democrats to vote Sunday on revamped health care bill
Sacramento Bee

Democrats plan to vote Sunday in the House of Representatives on a revamped health care overhaul bill aimed at insuring millions more Americans, providing more Medicare drug benefits and reducing federal budget deficits by $138 billion over the next 10 years.

On Thursday, President Barack Obama canceled his Asia trip, which had been scheduled to start Sunday, so he could make a last-minute push for the 216 House votes that are needed to pass the most important initiative of his 14-month-old presidency.