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Low-income Californians fear health reform won’t deliver for them

As President Barack Obama struggles to implement — and defend — the health care reform he signed last year, he is finding that the public does not understand how the program is supposed to work, and based on what they do know, many voters doubt the overhaul will help them in the end. It turns out this is true not only for middle class voters who already have insurance but, at least in California, also for low-income, uninsured people for whom the new law holds the most promise.