President Obama waves in the East Room of the White House after signing the health care bill on Tuesday. From left: Vicki Kennedy, widow of Sen. Edward Kennedy; the president; House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif.; House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md.; and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. (Associated Press)

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President Obama waves in the East Room of the White House after signing the health care bill on Tuesday. From left: Vicki Kennedy, widow of Sen. Edward Kennedy; the president; House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif.; House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md.; and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. (Associated Press)