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Insurance rate hikes prove the need for health care reform
Sacramento Bee - Paul Krugman

Health insurance premiums are surging – and conservatives fear that the spectacle will reinvigorate the push for reform. On the Fox Business Network, a host chided a vice president of WellPoint, which has told California customers to expect huge rate increases: “You handed the politicians red meat at a time when health care is being discussed. You gave it to them!”