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Promises, Promises: Obama On Health Care
San Francisco Chronicle

The issue: Health care was the defining political battle of President Barack Obama’s first term, and — after the economy— it remains his most complicated policy challenge at home, central to his place in history. Fixing the system is a tall order as “Obamacare’s” major coverage expansion takes effect this year and next. The U.S. is projected to spend $2.9 trillion on health care in 2013, approaching one of every five dollars in the economy, much more than any other advanced country.

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