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Health care ruling gives GOP new attack line -- taxes

Larry Jacobs discusses the role of taxes in the health care legislation.

Jacobs said most Americans will be covered by employee health plans, a head of household's employer or by existing government programs such as Medicare, Medicaid or veterans' benefits. Of the roughly 6% of the population remaining, a large portion of those will be exempted from the mandate either because of poverty, religious belief or other reasons, he said.

CNN Politics
June 28, 2012

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