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money.cnn.com — In an effort to cast health care reform as helpful to more Americans, President Obama on Saturday pounded home a new statistic: Nearly 50% of people under 65 have gone without coverage for at least one month over a decade.

"It can happen to anyone," Obama said in his weekly address. "In the United States of America, no one should have to worry that they'll go without health insurance - not for one year, not for one month, not for one day. And once I sign my health reform plan into law - they won't."

The new figure comes from a Treasury Department analysis of survey data collected by the University of Michigan. The data tracked health insurance coverage through phone interviews with some 17,000 individuals from 1997 to 2006.

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Are Democrats introducing fear mongering into the Health Care Debate?
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Posted 2266 days ago
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Insurance companies are cherry picking and ripping us off. Senior citizens don't give a shit since they are not paying premiums
Posted 2266 days ago
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It is my opinion that many Americans without insurance don't have their priorities straight. I see a lot of people who can afford health insurance who choose to spend their money on other things that are not a necessity.
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