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Behind the Numbers: July 12, 2009 - July 18, 2009

Health Care Reform Circa 1965: Polling on Medicare

The political battle lasted for years. After one young Democratic president's attempt to change the way some Americans get their health care failed, the fight was revived following the election of another Democrat a few years later. Some favored a government run program. Others backed a plan operated by private...

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  July 16, 2009; 12:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Health care , Polls  
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Union Members on Health Care Reform

This week's political main event is taking place at Sonia Sotomayor's Supreme Court confirmation hearings over on the Hill, but over at the White House, Pres. Obama is pressing on with his health care agenda by meeting with union leaders on the status of that legislation. But while their leadership...

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  July 13, 2009; 6:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Health care , Post Polls  
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