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More Money Wednesday roundup: Tax delinquents & Obama’s anti-fraud squad

  • While Americans are generally supportive of a government-run “public option” insurance plan as part of a health care overhaul, their enthusiasm depends on how it’s described to them. Republican and Democratic leaders appear to have figured this out already. [The Associated Press]
  • President Obama is creating a task force, led by the Justice Department, to investigate and prosecute past financial crimes and to deter future fraud. [Reuters]
  • A registered nurse who lost health coverage for herself and her family speculates that Thomas Jefferson would have regarded access to health care as “a self-evident right of individuals.” [The (Panama City) News Herald]

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