Live coverage of Obama's healthcare town hall

Follow along as the president takes his healthcare pitch to Ohio, hoping to push Congress to act fast

Published July 23, 2009 5:54PM (EDT)

WASHINGTON -- President Obama will conduct a town hall meeting in Shaker Heights, Ohio, this afternoon to try to persuade Congress to act on healthcare reform. You can follow live coverage below when it starts a little past 2 p.m. EDT:

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By Mike Madden

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