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Health Care Law / Deficit Reduction #969802

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 26, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi shown signing the health care bill and receiving a birthday cake.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) Skepticism about budget projections showing that the health care law will reduce the federal deficit examined; details given of claims about “creative accounting.” [President OBAMA – touts the reduction.] [Former US Comptroller General David WALKER†- says the legislation will make our financial condition worse.] [Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Maya MacGUINEAS†- criticizes using money set aside for a new insurance program for something else.] [OMB director Peter ORSZAG†- defends the projections.]

Williams, Brian;
Myers, Lisa

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