President Barack Obama talks about health care during a town hall meeting in Grand Junction, Colo.
President Barack Obama talks about health care during a town hall meeting in Grand Junction, Colo. Ed Andrieski / AP
President Barack Obama talks about health care during a town hall meeting in Grand Junction, Colo. Ed Andrieski / AP

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