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AFL-CIO Praises Baucus Healthcare Plan

AFL-CIO President John Sweeney said that the healthcare reform plan put out by Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) this week represents “a giant step” toward getting all Americans insured.

Baucus’s plan, released Tuesday, seeks to increase coverage for Americans by expanding Medicare and Medicaid and require companies to provide healthcare benefits to employees.

See Sweeney’s full statement below:

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