President Obama talks with a group of small-business owners following a town hall meeting on health care in Raleigh, N.C., on July 29. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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Martha Martin of Durham, Maine, works three jobs and still can't keep up with her family's medical bills. She has medical insurance, but she and her husband can't make all of the payments. Emilie Sommer for NPR hide caption

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Stacks Of Medical Bills Afflict The 'Underinsured'
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Sherry Casey attended the Remote Area Medical Expedition in Wise, Va. Coburn Dukehart/NPR hide caption

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Rural Medical Camp Tackles Health Care Gaps
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Dr. Jack Wennberg in his Dartmouth office in Lebanon, N.H. John W. Poole / NPR hide caption

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The Telltale Wombs Of Lewiston, Maine
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House Health Bill Would Help Pacific Island Migrants
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President Obama defended the health care overhaul during an NPR interview Wednesday. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza hide caption

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Obama Defends Health Bill Against Attacks From Left
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks at a rally of Democratic senators following a final series of procedural votes on the health bill Wednesday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada listens as Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd (left) speaks during a Democratic health care rally on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Harry Hamburg/AP hide caption

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On Health Bill, Reid Proves The Ultimate Deal Maker
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