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Obama renews healthcare push, unveiling proposal with sweeping changes
Los Angeles Times - Noam N. Levey

Four days before his planned health summit with congressional leaders, President Obama on Monday morning unveiled his proposal to overhaul the nation’s healthcare system, building on the gargantuan legislation developed by Senate Democrats last year. The proposal, which the White House has posted on its website, includes all the major provisions backed by congressional Democrats, including a major expansion in coverage, broad new insurance regulations and initiatives to make the healthcare system more efficient.