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September 22, 2009 6:10 PM

Only 564 amendments offered to Baucus health-care bill

The Senate Finance Committee Tuesday began the last, and so far the most crucial, piece of writing legislation to overhaul the nation's health care system — and quickly demonstrated how tough a task lawmakers face. The 13 Democrats and 10 Republicans took more than three hours to make their opening statements and offered 564 amendments.

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