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Health Care Reform / Obama / Options #943635

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 17, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(White House: Jake Tapper) Signs President Obama's administration may be backing off its push for a government-run insurance program as part of health insurance reform examined; details given of the resulting criticism from liberal Democrats & the option of a non-profit co-op plan. [Two months ago, President OBAMA - backs an insurance exchange with a public option.] [On Saturday, OBAMA - says the public option is just one sliver.] [Several PEOPLE, on Fox, Senator Kent CONRAD - oppose the public option.] [Representative Anthony WEINER†- says this won't pass the House.] The president's pragmatism in an effort to pass something & how cost-saving measures are coming out of the plan discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Tapper, Jake

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