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White House sets March 18 goal for House health vote

Pat McMahon Contributor

The White House hopes to win House approval of the Senate’s healthcare bill by March Madness.

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said Thursday the White House hopes to see the House approve the healthcare bill by March 18, the first day of the NCAA college basketball tournament and just before President Barack Obama leaves the country on an international trip.

Full story: White House sets March 18 goal for House health vote – The Hill’s Blog Briefing Room