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While Confident Health Care Will Pass This Year, Democrats Still Search for a Plan
New York Times - David M. Herszenhorn and Robert Pear

Democratic leaders in Congress voiced resolute optimism on Thursday that they would adopt major health care legislation this year, and they said that doing so was a crucial element of President Obama’s broader agenda to create jobs, revive the economy and reduce federal budget deficits. ut legislative leaders conceded that they did not have an immediate strategy for advancing a health care measure and described their time frame as open-ended.