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November 7, 2009

We think we'll have 218 by the time we vote on this bill later on this afternoon or early this evening. We think that all the members of the Democratic Caucus without exception believe that we need to pass major health care reform so that we can make health care affordable and accessible for all Americans...

November 6, 2009

Frankly, the Republicans createded what is called the medicare advantage. Medicare advantage has private sector. It's overpaid. Almost everybody believes it's overpaid by 10% to as much as 25% or 30%...

October 22, 2009

I certainly think that when the House passes a Bill, and you know, Ed, we said we're going to give substantial notice to people, so we have days to go before we put this of the Floor, but when we pass this Bill, it will give us momentum. It will send a signal to the Senate that we believe the overwhelming majority of the American public want health reform...

October 1, 2009

I think we will have the Speaker absolutely correct and I think we will have a public option and the difference is how exactly will that public option be framed and there is a difference between the Ways and Means Committee and the vergence of the public option and the energy in commerce public option. We'll get those worked out and I think she's absolutely right, we'll have a public option and, yes, if the Senate Bill does not include a public option, we have to work that out in conference...

September 29, 2009

In the House of Representatives, I think there's broad agreement that a public option is a very important alternative, which will help to be more competitive environment, bring prices down, and assure availability and insurance for individuals and businesses and families...

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