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Dole to Obama: Start over

Warning against pushing through health reform on a party-line vote, former Kansas Sen. Bob Dole writes in the Washington Post that President Obama should come forward with his own version of reform, predicting his poll numbers would shoot up 10 percentage points if Americans knew he had taken charge. "A bipartisan ending will have more credibility with the American people," Dole writes. "Indeed, most important legislation in U.S. history has had broad bipartisan support. As a supporter of bipartisan health reform, I hope the president has gotten some rest in the past week. I also hope he puts the final touches on his own health bill. I'd bet a bottle of aspirin that it would cure many of his headaches."