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Healthcare reform — a plan in search of a strategy
Los Angeles Times - Doyle McManus

If President Obama and his Democratic allies are still hoping to eke out a victory this year in their long struggle for healthcare reform, they’re going to have to agree on a strategy. Democrats in Congress — and on Obama’s own staff — are divided over what the next step should be. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) and other liberals are pressing for enacting the bill the Senate passed last month with adjustments that would need only a simple majority to pass.