Obama will highlight Massachusetts success on health care as he seeks to stem political damage

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President Obama on his planned visit to Boston Wednesday will highlight the Bay State’s success at expanding insurance coverage as he seeks to stem the political damage caused by the rocky rollout of his national plan.

The administration scrambled Tuesday to deflect the latest round of complaints about the health plan debut—this time that millions of Americans are receiving notices cancelling coverage under health plans that do not meet minimum standards.

Republicans in Congress cited the cancellations to contend that Obama broke his own promises in 2009 that Americans under his plan could keep their insurance, if they liked it, under his new law.

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