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Obama tries to reassure seniors on health care
San Francisco Chronicle

President Obama sought to sell the health overhaul law to skeptical seniors Tuesday, opening a defense of his presidency’s biggest accomplishment as the election season gets under way and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill dominates news.

The questions Obama got from a crowd at a senior center in suburban Maryland, and from others listening on the phone, suggested that doubts remain even now that the rancorous health care debate has faded from the headlines.