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Health Care Reform / Senate Deal / Nelson Interview / A Discussion #954513

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 09, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The announcement by Senator Harry Reid of a health care bill for the Senate noted. Live interview held with Senator Ben Nelson about the bill. [NELSON - hopes the language of the House bill on the abortion amendment can be transferred to the Senate bill; restates his position on abortion has not changed; indicates we want private markets for insurance wherever possible; comments on the votes of Senator Olympia Snow, Joseph Lieberman & himself.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Dana Bash & Joe Johns about the Senate health care bill. [BASH - says some Democrats say it is not a done deal yet because of the cost; comments on a trigger provision for a public option.] [GERGEN - outlines what the White House feels about the bill, the Stupak amendment & other combinations to putting this together; states liberals like the Medicare provision.] [JOHNS - comments on the idea of a Medicare buy-in for Americans 55-64: how it all about the money; notes expanding Medicare would not be cheap.]

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