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For Immediate Release
January 22, 2007

Setting the Record Straight: President Bush's Standard Deduction for Health Insurance Would Save Money for More Than 100 Million Americans

      Setting the Record Straight
      In Focus: Health Care

"So in my State of the Union Address next Tuesday, I will propose a tax reform designed to help make basic private health insurance more affordable – whether you get it through your job or on your own."

– President George W. Bush, 1/20/07

Senate Democrats: "President Bush's Health Insurance Proposal Amounts To A Tax Hike For The Middle Class."  (Press Release, Senate Democratic Communications Center, 1/22/07)

Senate Democrats: The President's Proposal Will Not "Encourage The Uninsured To Purchase Health Coverage On Their Own."

Senate Democrats: "The Nation's Health Insurance Crisis Has Worsened."

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