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Obama’s failure on health bill
Ventura County Star

Barring a political miracle, the likelihood that there will be no heathcare overhaul bill passed by Congress this year is strong. Back to the status quo, which, in fact, we never left. With 49 million Americans lacking healthcare coverage, the government is about to reach another milestone — government programs soon will pay for more than half of all U.S. healthcare spending. As Massachusetts’ new senator, Scott Brown, took his seat to become the Republicans’ best hope of killing the Democrats’ healthcare legislation, President Barack Obama warned of the high cost of doing nothing.