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  • **FILE** From left, Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-Fla., Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., take part in health care news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, June 19, 2009. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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