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Congressman Dennis Kucinich, (D-OH) leads Day Two of a House oversight inquiry. Kucinich wants to know how private health insurance companies decide whom to cover and which claims to pay.

Plus, the Energy and Commerce Committee holds a follow-up hearing today on the economic effects of global climate change legislation.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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