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Democrats offer $940b health bill for final test

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office that the health care measure would reduce the deficit by $138 billion would seal the deal for some undecided lawmakers. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office that the health care measure would reduce the deficit by $138 billion would seal the deal for some undecided lawmakers. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/ Associated Press)
By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / March 19, 2010

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House Democrats yesterday unveiled a $940 billion compromise health care package they said would reduce the deficit and vastly expand health insurance coverage, continuing a march toward what leaders predicted will be final House passage Sunday of a sweeping overhaul that has bitterly divided both Congress and the public. (Full article: 978 words)

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