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Health care chaos
San Francisco Chronicle - Carolyn Lochhead

Democrats are in chaos as they scramble to salvage some semblance of health care reform. President Obama added to the confusion yesterday by talking about scaling things back even as his top aides and many allies in Congress insisted that abandoning health care now would be a “terrible mistake.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi insisted again today that the current system is unsustainable, which it is. “We cannot afford the upward spiral of costs,” she said.