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Baucus changes health bill to address Dem. Concerns


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The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee was revising his sweeping health care bill Monday to address serious concerns from fellow Democrats and a key Republican about insurance costs, part of his ongoing struggle to deliver on President Barack Obama's top domestic priority. The changes which include possibly halving a penalty for people who don't comply with a new requirement to purchase insurance came a day ahead of a committee session beginning today to amend and vote on the bill, which Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., hopes his panel will app...

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