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House Proceeding 06-04-09 on Jun 5th, 2009 :: 1:58:10 to 1:59:00
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Keith Ellison

1:58:08 to 1:58:29( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: lose something that they find really works for them, but we're instead in the business of giving people rational, good choices. mr. ellison: i will not vote for any health care that does not include a public option. i will not do it. that's a guaranteed no vote. ky not be dissuaded from that.

Keith Ellison

1:58:10 to 1:59:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Keith Ellison

Keith Ellison

1:58:30 to 1:58:50( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: i will say i am a dedicated single payer advocate. i'll continue to raise this issue, i have before. but the fact is, politics is the art of the possible. we do have the limitation as the gentlelady from california mentioned of not having 100% of all the co progressives. so we have to do what we have to do.

Keith Ellison

1:58:51 to 1:59:00( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: i have absolute faith that with a public option along the lines of medicaid, medicare, or the v.a., that it will out-compete

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