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Biden Tells Nevada Union They Can Keep Their Health Plans

Former Vice President Joe Biden drew a contrast between his health care plan and those of other top presidential hopefuls Wednesday as he sought to woo members of a powerful Nevada union.


Biden told members of the casino workers' Culinary Union in Las Vegas that he wants to build on the Affordable Care Act he helped former President Barack Obama get passed.

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He also wants to offer a "public option" allowing people to buy government insurance while allowing others to keep their private plans.


Leaders of the 60,000-member Culinary Union say workers want to keep the generous insurance they've negotiated for over the years.