RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina residents supporting and rejecting President Barack Obama's efforts to overhaul the nation's health care system are taking to the streets.
Both sides have called out demonstrators to sound off on Thursday outside the offices of U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge's congressional office in Raleigh.
Conservative activists also have urged opponents of the health care revamp to rally at the offices of Democratic Reps. Mike McIntyre and Larry Kissell in Concord, Rockingham, Fayetteville, Lumberton, Wilmington and Bolivia.
Congressional leaders are awaiting a final cost analysis in the next day or so that will allow them to start counting votes in earnest. The next step is for the House to approve a Senate-passed bill from last year, despite opposition from House Democrats to several of its provisions.
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