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Saturday, June 20, 2009

WASHINGTON — President Obama went before a convention of receptive but wary doctors on Monday to make the economic case for a health care overhaul, both for the nation and for the physicians’ own bottom lines.
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Text: Obama’s Speech on Health Care Reform (June 15, 2009)
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Times Topics: Health Care ReformRoom for Debate: Should Health Insurance Be Mandatory?
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But as the president spoke at the annual conference of the American Medical Association in Chicago, it became clear that one of the major health plans on the table would cost at least $1 trillion over 10 years yet leave tens of millions of people uninsured.
Congress is wrestling with how to pay for Mr. Obama’s vision to extend health care to all Am