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Energy and Commerce Markup Postponed

The House Energy and Commerce health care markup planned for this afternoon has been canceled, with the panel’s Democrats being summoned to the White House as President Barack Obama hopes to break its logjam.Seven Blue Dog Democrats on the panel have threatened to block the legislation unless major changes are made that cut costs overall and also direct more funding to rural areas. The markup is scheduled to resume Wednesday.

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