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July 22, 2009

What people will continue to do is continue to work on this because a failure for the American people is not an option. We know that we need health care reform. As a matter of fact, as you know the issue in the last Presidential campaign is very much centered on health care reform. Senator McCain, Senator Obama, all of the Presidential candidates. It is no doubt that this was a huge issue for the American people, they wanted to accomplish the objective of bringing the costs down for families, businesses, and individuals.

July 22, 2009

We want to get it through the House by the time we leave for the August break. But that just means the House Bill. That does not mean getting it done. Obviously the Senate has to pass a Bill, we have to go to Congress. The Senate and the House have to agree on one version, and then we have to pass it again through both Houses. The conference sends it to the President. So October is really the target date in terms of a signature by the President. So getting it done would be they're getting it done initially in the House or getting it done finally...

July 20, 2009

House Democratic Leaders and Committee Chairs discuss the new healthcare reform bill...

July 17, 2009

on the ABC News Channel...

July 17, 2009

Let me say that I think the headlines today and the CBO's observations certainly are critically important for us to look at. One of the main objectives of this legislation is to bring health care costs down. Not only for individuals and families, which I think it will do, but also for governments. The President has said the present cost curve is not sustainable. We have to bring it down...

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