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Obama: Flexibility OK, but health care law remains
San Francisco Chronicle

Anxious to ease deepening political tensions with the states, President Barack Obama on Monday told governors he wants to speed up their ability to enforce his signature health care law on their own terms. But his concession goes only so far: He warned he won’t allow states to weaken the law.

He also told them not to vilify their own states’ public workers while struggling with spending cuts.

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