The Los Angeles Times, 7 September 2009
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7 septembre 2009
"Reporting from Washington - President Obama and his congressional allies are entering the next phase of their push to overhaul healthcare with lower expectations of what can be accomplished -- but with far greater certainty that significant legislation will be enacted by the end of the year.
"After a long summer of raucous protests, discouraging poll numbers and unplanned tactical shifts, administration officials and Democratic leaders now are focusing on their two greatest challenges: scaling back the overall cost, and developing alternatives to the government-run insurance option that liberals have championed.
"Difficult as those tasks may be, the political stakes are so high that analysts and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle say it is almost unthinkable that Congress would emerge from the battle empty-handed."