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Next phase of the Obamacare battle: dueling personal stories
Next phase of the Obamacare battle: dueling personal stories

When the White House and its allies sought to regain control of the healthcare debate as Obamacare rolled into effect Wednesday, the face of that effort was not President Obama, but Mary-Therese — a Floridian who said she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 and then lost her coverage. "I’ve been waiting a long time for Jan. 1, 2014," she says in a Web ad from Organizing for Action, the advocacy group born out of the president's campaign operation. But the story about the healthcare law being publicized in a new video from the campaign of Monica Wehby, a Republican making a long-shot bid against Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley in Oregon, was very different. It...

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