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First, the president will speak with liberal faith organizations by phone today, where he is expected to make a moral case for support, according to the Wall Street Journal.
He will then hold a "live strategy meeting" Thursday with thousands of grass-roots supporters by phone and online. Obama will likely address what his aides described as unanticipated anger from within Democratic ranks over signals the president could accept a bill without a public insurance option, the Washington Post reported.
After a month under repeated Republican attack bolstered by raucous town halls, the Obama administration is also reportedly weighing whether to abandon its strategy of working with GOP lawmakers to craft a final health care bill when Congress returns from recess in September.