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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California announces a bill that would continue health care for young Americans who could stay on their parents’ insurance until age 27 Tuesday on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pelosi says the provision in the House bill would help those who are out of school, looking for work or are part-time employees. The provision is based on Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper’s legislation. Dahlkemper says 31 percent of people ages 19 to 29 don’t have health care coverage. The Pennsylvania Democrat says there is “a clear and urgent need” to cover young adults. Separately, the Senate Finance Committee approved a White House-backed health care bill, which will go to the Senate for debate the week of Oct. 26.

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