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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...

September 21, 2009

I think Boehner's wrong. I think it is going to pass. We're working very hard on it. I've been working hard on it just today. We're going to be working hard on it tomorrow and the next day and the day after until we get this passed. Clearly, Ed, as you and I both know, the American public is very conflicted, they're very worried that what they have now which they feel some degree of confidence in, they know the prices are going up, they know they're going up very fast and they're going up so fast they may be priced out of the market...

September 15, 2009

Ladies and gentlemen of the House, none of us, none of us is happy to be here considering this resolution. I know I am not. At the same time, my colleagues, what is at issue here is of importance to this House and to our country. And that issue is whether we are able to proceed with a degree of civility and decorum that our rules and our democracy contemplate and require.

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