CNN新闻在线听附文本(2010-03-30) 简介：Download MP3 Audio 把音频贴到我的博客(Qzone)或BBS 关闭MP3地址:音频页面地址:Health care reform enters a new era in about two hours. President Obama is…
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Health care reform enters a new era in about two hours. President Obama is scheduled to sign that bill into law. Then, he is going to travel around the country to sell the plan to skeptics. But Republicans say that battle is on to get ready for legal challenges, nearly a dozen states plan to argue that it's not constitutional. As early as tomorrow, the debate moves to the Senate where lawmakers will consider a companion measure, and Republicans plan, parliamentary objections that could change that bill and force it back to the House. Now, even before the first votes were cast in the health care debate, Barack
Obama's overall approval rating dropped to his lowest level ever recorded in a CNN poll. Check out the results of the CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll conducted between last Friday and Sunday, when asked how he is handling the job as president, 46 percent approved, just over a half disapproved.Late (ph) for the numbers of health care reform, it will offer insurance to 32 million Americans who currently are not covered. You are about to meet one of them. Kalila Kelley (ph) was born without the frontal lobes of her brain. At 12 years old, she has the physical and mental abilities of an infant. Within a few months, the government will subsidize a private insurance plan for her and others who are uninsurable because of preexisting conditions.
NEKIA KELLEY, PARENT: Her condition causes her to seize constantly. So, therefore, that's an automatic no, you know, because seizures can cause death and so on and so forth. So, they don't want to ensure her. It's frustrating, because I can't get her covered, and it's frustrating that the coverage that she is getting currently through Medicaid is not substantial enough.
ELIZABETH BURAK, ARKANSAS ADVOCATE FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES: This is a huge, huge win for Arkansas' kids and families. I hope the next few years, virtually, every family will have access to some sort of affordable coverage.