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Immigration reform and the healthcare debate
Los Angeles Times - Tim Rutten

Whatever their final shape, the healthcare reforms being negotiated by Democratic members of the House and Senate represent the most consequential piece of social legislation Congress has considered in half a century. Californians, however, have a bigger stake in the outcome than other Americans — and residents of Los Angeles County perhaps the biggest stake of all. In fact, if the final bill most closely resembles the one passed by the Senate, the county will be left far worse off than it is today.