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Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., right, addresses health care reform questions at Trollwood Performing Arts School in Moorhead as he sits with Scott Hennen, who was broadcasting live Tuesday on AM 1100 "The Flag." (Dave Wallis/The Forum)

Peterson challenges president on health care

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MOORHEAD -- President Barack Obama needs to propose his own health care legislation and stop offering generalities to Congress, Rep. Collin Peterson said.


Peterson, who represents Minnesota's 7th District that includes Detroit Lakes, spoke broadly about health care during a town hall-style event and called on the president to give Congress specific direction in crafting a program that will succeed.

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