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Obama rallies Minneapolis crowd for healthcare reform
By Peter Nicholas

After several days spent exhorting lawmakers in Washington to back his healthcare overhaul, President Obama took to the road Saturday for a campaign-style rally in which he said he would not cooperate with Republicans determined to kill his plan for political purposes. Obama spoke to about 15,000 people at the Target Center here, invoking the phrases and insurgent spirit of his 2008 campaign.