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Obama delivers strong defense of health revamp
Sacramento Bee

The congressional battle over health care entered a new, more sharply partisan phase this week, as Republicans began building a case for dismantling the law while Democrats and President Barack Obama fought back hard.

And though Obama said Friday he’d consider a “tweak” or two, he also suggested he won’t accept major changes.

GOP lawmakers pressed their points at the first hearings of the new 112th Congress, and on Friday Obama answered with a rousing defense of the 10-month-old law.