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Health Care Reform / Senate / Compromise Bill #954914

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 15, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The division among Democrats over health care legislation featured; details given about the removal from the compromise bill of the provision for the expansion of Medicare & about what is included in the bill. [President OBAMA - says Americans are waiting for us to act.] [Senator Richard DURBIN - says the bottom line is health insurance for 31 million Americans.] [On radio, voice of Howard DEAN†- calls this the collapse of health care reform.] [Senator Olympia SNOWE - comments on the bill.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson, George Stephanopoulos) How tenuous is health care reform with the vote of a few senators being vital, the problems for Democrats if there is no bill that can be promoted after passage & the importance for the president of creating jobs discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Karl, Jonathan;
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