POLITICS
05/09/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Sets Up Formal Office For Health Care Reform

President Barack Obama set up an executive office for healthcare reform at the White House on Wednesday, saying the overhaul was one of the biggest priorities for the first year of his presidency.

Obama issued an executive order that says the U.S. healthcare system "suffers from serious and pervasive problems."

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