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Health reform: Pluses, minuses
USA Today

The New York Times, in an editorial: “The health care reform bill that Senate Democratic leaders have cobbled together to win support from all 60 members … has drawn scornful attacks from a united Republican opposition. … The bill … has some imperfections but is worthy of support from lawmakers. … There is a lot to like in the bill. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that it would cover more than 30 million of the uninsured and would, by 2019, result in 94% of all citizens and legal residents below Medicare age having health insurance. … The United States Senate has a chance this week to get past the bickering … that (has) robbed it of Americans’ trust and pass a historic piece of legislation.”