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August 31, 2009

Stronger Prospects for the President on a Health Care Bill

"Yet other factors suggest that President Obama still has stronger prospects for achieving his health policy goals than surface impressions of the Congressional recess indicate. ...

"For all the political risks of acting, 'Everyone knows the alternative is worse,' said Rahm Emanuel, Mr. Obama’s chief of staff and a veteran of the Clinton White House. 'Failure leads to failure.'"

Read more in New York Times, August 30, 2009.