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Obama Calls Student to Talk Health Care

College life: class, homework, drinking—and calls from the president, at least for Erick Moberg. On the anniversary of the signing of health-care reform, President Obama called the Michigan State senior to discuss the law. Moberg is poised to take advantage of a provision of the law that allows children to be covered by their parents’ insurance plans until they’re 26; he plans to take a year off to prepare medical school applications. So the president chatted with a surprised Moberg for a few minutes Tuesday afternoon, one part of a White House public-relations push to build support for the law, the popularity of which has stalled at about an even split.