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Obama to sign Senate health bill Tuesday

From NBC's Athena Jones
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said the president is expected to sign the Senate health-care bill tomorrow. The bill was passed by the House last night.

Gibbs said the White Hosue is still working out logistics, but it will likely be some time in late morning and probably on the South Lawn -- weather-permitting.

The Washington Post: "White House officials said Obama intends to sign the bill during an event that will include a diverse group of guests, some of whom the president has showcased before to promote his health-care plans. He is hoping to do so on the South Lawn, aides said, but that could change if the weather is bad. Invitees will include doctors and nurses, citizens who will benefit from some of the bill's provisions, and members of Congress instrumental in passing it." And there's this: "Obama will travel Thursday to Iowa City, Iowa, to underscore the bill's immediate effects."

*** UPDATE *** Gibbs added that the President will speak and sign the bill tomorrow in the East Room -- right now scheduled to begin at 11:15 a.m. ET. This will be open press. Obama will then go to the Department of Interior to deliver remarks on the bill.