Presidential Town Hall Meeting on Health Care

President Obama participated in a town hall meeting on health care at Portsmouth High School in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. In his… read more

President Obama participated in a town hall meeting on health care at Portsmouth High School in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. In his remarks he outlined his case for health care reform and addressed recent claims that health care legislation included “death panels” that would deny care to senior citizens. He also talked about recent disruptions at town hall meetings held by members of Congress, saying that debate is necessary but “to talk with each other and not over each other.” He answered questions from the audience.  close

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Presidential Town Hall Meeting on Health Care

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White House Event
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
First Aired:
Aug 11, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 12, 2009

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  • Aug 11, 2009 | 1:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 11, 2009 | 8:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 11, 2009 | 9:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 12, 2009 | 2:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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