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This is a frame from a television commercial Minnesota Republicans are running urging Democratic U.S. Reps. Tim Walz and Collin Peterson to vote against House health care plans. The spot is a take-off on a feel-good prescription drug commercial. (Source: GOP TV commercial)

'Reforma' not a GOP cure for health-care reform

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ST. PAUL - With light music and a soothing voice in the background, a content couple leaps into the air and another happy couple sits in a meadow amid wildflowers.


To any television viewer, it appears to be a commercial for the latest wonder drug, available only by prescription. But upon closer examination, this "Reforma" being promoted is President Barack Obama's health-care reform plan and the script is a biting criticism of it.

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