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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s calls tonight

Tonight the President called Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Democratic House leaders to thank them for their hard work and to congratulate them on the historic passage of the Affordable Health Care for America Act.  The President also called Barry Rand, CEO of  AARP; Rebecca Patton, President of the American Nurses Association; and Rebecca Patchin, chair of the Board of Trustees of AMA, to thank them for their support, which was critical to passage of this landmark legislation.