Election 2008

Clinton, Obama Attack Health Care Plans

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The Issues

Read side-by-side comparisons of what the Democratic and Republican presidential hopefuls have said about health care and other issues on voters' minds.

At Thursday night's relatively polite debate in Texas, health care was one of the few issues on which Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama got into a heated disagreement.

Melissa Block talks with Julie Rovner about the validity of the candidates' claims about each other's plans for fixing health care.



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