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Obama to promote health bill’s business benefits
San Francisco Chronicle

President Barack Obama is promoting his health overhaul’s benefits for small businesses as he tries to rally public support behind the new law scorned by Republicans and protesters.

During a speech Thursday in Portland, Maine — the second stop in a series of appearances planned to sell the reforms — Obama was to focus on the short- and long-term benefits for small companies, which have suffered during the economic downturn.