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President Barack Obama (left) sits with Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo. on Feb. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Memo to President Barack Obama and the debt negotiators: You can save $13 billion by fixing a glitch in the new health care law.

That amount may pale in comparison to the “big deal” the president’s looking for, but negotiators have got to start somewhere to reach the goal of cutting deficits by $4 trillion over a decade. And the fix would not increase the number of uninsured people.

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