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Obama pitches need for health overhaul to Congress

Publié par Clifford Armion le 09/10/2009

Christi Parsons, James Oliphant and Peter Nicholas

"Reporting from Washington - Aiming to move the healthcare debate beyond its current state of acrimony, President Obama on Wednesday stood before Congress and outlined a plan that he said would improve medical insurance for Americans who have it and make it affordable for those who don't. "The president put a specific price tag on his ideas for the first time, saying the bill would cost $900 billion over 10 years. That is tens of billions of dollars less than the cost of legislation moving through the House. "Obama's speech before the House and Senate, carried on most broadcast and cable news stations, particularly sought to convince Americans who have health coverage that they hold as big a stake in the revamping of the system as do the poor and uninsured." Read on...

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"Obama pitches need for health overhaul to Congress", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2009. Consulté le 14/05/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/obama-pitches-need-for-health-overhaul-to-congress