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After Brightly Colored Chart Failed To Win Waxman-Markey Fight, GOP Brings It To The Battle Over Health Reform

Responding to this latest attack with tongue in cheek, a House aide sends over a different chart--circulating among Democratic staffers--which gives the GOP's alternative health care proposal similar treatment.

As I noted yesterday, the House Republican plan chimes in at four pages and accomplishes key reform goals via a bit of hocus pocus.

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