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Pelosi To White House: We're Standing Firm Behind Public Option

09/17/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Nancy Pelosi just blasted out this statement signaling that House Dems are standing firm behind the public option, despite the White House's apparent softening of support for it over the weekend:

"As the President stated in March, 'The thinking on the public option has been that it gives consumers more choices and it helps keep the private sector honest, because there's some competition out there.' ...

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