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Is GOP focused on policies or politics?

Sen. Jim DeMint (in photo), R-S.C., gave President Obama and Democrats an opening when he said that health care could be Obama's "Waterloo" and could "break" him politically. Obama replied this week: "Think about that. This isn't about me. This isn't about politics. This is about a health-care system that is breaking America’s families." DeMint defended his comment by saying that his opposition isn't personal but is focused on Obama's policies. But a Democratic National Committee spokesman said: "As long as (Republicans) are going to politicize this issue instead of working to solve it — we're going to hold them accountable." Meanwhile, Obama is holding a news conference tonight to make his case for reform.

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