Clinton Docs Offer Glimpse Into Failed Health Care Fight

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April 18, 2014 AT 2:25 PM
Newly released documents from the Clinton White House reveal a candid assessment of the looming fight over the administration’s doomed health care plan, as advisers tried unsuccessfully to steer the sprawling legislation through Congress. A series of 1993 memos and briefing notes shows how the Clinton White House anticipated but was ultimately overwhelmed by Republican lines of attack against the health care reform effort, which collapsed under criticism through 1993 and 1994.