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Obama keeps all-Democratic health care option open
San Francisco Chronicle - Charles Babington, Associated Press Writer

The White House signaled Thursday that an aggressive, all-Democratic strategy for overhauling the nation’s health care system remains a serious option, even as President Barack Obama invites Republicans to next week’s televised summit to seek possible compromises. The administration’s stance could set the stage for a political showdown, with Democrats struggling to enact the president’s top domestic priority and Republicans trying to block what many conservatives see as government overreach.

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