President Obama Announced A $275 Billion Plan To Stave Off Foreclosures. "After a week dominated by programs that involve spending -- in addition to the stimulus package, the plan to stave off foreclosures could cost taxpayers as much as $275 billion -- Mr. Obama used his weekly radio and Internet address to chart the immediate road ahead." (Sheryl Gay Stolberg, "Obama Pledges To Seek Deficit Cuts," The
WILL A HEALTH CARE PROPOSAL INCLUDE CAMPAIGN PROMISES?
During The Campaign, Obama Proposed An Employer Mandate And Government-Organized Marketplace For Health Insurance:
Obama Proposed A "Government-Organized Marketplace" For Health Insurance. "During his presidential campaign, Mr. Obama proposed a system in which people could buy insurance through a government-organized marketplace, where private plans and a new government-run plan would compete." (Laura Meckler, "Tough Questions Dog Health-Care Overhaul," The Wall Street Journal, 3/3/09)
Obama Proposed Forcing Businesses To Cover Their Employees Or Pay Into A Fund. "During his campaign, Mr. Obama proposed that large businesses be required to offer coverage or pay into a fund, while small businesses that offer coverage would get a tax credit." (Laura Meckler, "Tough Questions Dog Health-Care Overhaul," The Wall Street Journal, 3/3/09)
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