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Health Care Reform / President Obama #961024

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 15, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(White House: Jake Tapper) The final push by President Obama for health care reform featured; details given of the story of Medina, Ohio, cleaning woman Natoma Canfield†, who wrote to the president about her insurance cost. [In Ohio speech, OBAMA - talks about Natoma's insurance costs & her medical emergency; states the status quo on health care is unsustainable.] [CANFIELD - talks about her condition.] [In interview, OBAMA - says under the bill Natoma would be part of an insurance pool; states there is a lot of misinformation about the bill & millions of Americans will be helped by it.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The White House efforts to lock in Democratic votes to pass the legislation examined; photos shown of the key 37 Democrats, such as Representatives Dennis Kucinich, who wants a public option & Steve Dreihaus, who wants abortion funding restrictions; TV ads on both sides shown.

Sawyer, Diane;
Tapper, Jake;
Karl, Jonathan

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