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Obama Seeks To Rally Health Law Support With Appearances This Week

President Barack Obama will push the benefits of the health law at appearances this week to rally support to help the fledgling law.

USA Today: Obama's Day: Health Care And Hockey
President Obama will spend part of his Monday rallying supporters to help his administration's push to get uninsured Americans signed up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Obama is set to deliver remarks on Monday evening at the Organizing for Action health care summit. He'll also hold a question-and-answer session at a working dinner with a smaller group at the summit, which is being hosted by OFA, a group run by the alumni of the president's two campaigns (Madhani, 11/4).

Politico: Obama To Talk Health Care In Dallas
President Obama will try to turn the tide from explanations of problems with the individual health care marketplace to a discussion of successful enrollment efforts as he travels to Dallas on Wednesday. Obama will use the visit to highlight work that's being done in communities across the country to explain and help Americans prepare for the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act as he meets with local volunteers, a White House official said (Epstein, 11/3).

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