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President Obama built his push for a sweeping overhaul of the health care system on the premise that reform is essential for economic recovery.

But with some economists saying the recession shows signs of ending, will that weaken Obama's argument?

"If the economy is picking up, then more people are going to get jobs and more people are going to have health insurance, and so they are going to be less concerned with health care reform because they will figure, 'I'm taken care of,' " said Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies at the Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank. Read full article »

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