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Lines Drawn as Senate Panel Begins Debating Health Bill
Washington Post - Shailagh Murray and Lori Montgomery

Democrats and Republicans formed clear battle lines Tuesday as the Senate Finance Committee opened a high-stakes debate on health-care legislation proposed last week by the panel’s chairman. Both sides found plenty to criticize in Sen. Max Baucus’s bill, particularly its requirement that all U.S. citizens must buy health insurance at potentially high costs.