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Kendrick Meek calls for health reform approval through reconciliation, says he’s only 10,000 signatures away from goal

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Kendrick Meek on Friday called for a simple majority vote and reconciliation process to approve President Obama’s health care reforms. “We Floridians deserve an up-and-down vote on health care,” the Democratic candidate said at a campaign rally here. “There can be no ‘let’s start all over again.’ We can’t move the goal post further and further away. We need health care and we need it to be affordable.” Meek, who addressed 50 supporters at the St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church,…

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Kendrick Meek calls for health reform approval through reconciliation, says he’s only 10,000 signatures away from goal

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Kendrick Meek on Friday called for a simple majority vote and reconciliation process to approve President Obama’s health care reforms. “We Floridians deserve an up-and-down vote on health care,” the Democratic candidate said at a campaign rally here. “There can be no ‘let’s start all over again.’ We can’t move the goal post further and further away. We need health care and we need it to be affordable.” Meek, who addressed 50 supporters at the St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church,…

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Now Charlie Crist is against reconciliation

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The Charlie Crist for U.S. Senate campaign today released the below statement from Gov. Crist following President Obama’s remarks advocating for the use of reconciliation to pass the health care bill. “President Obama made it clear in his remarks today that he supports the use of reconciliation to pass the current health care bill, effectively ignoring the desire of the majority of Americans who oppose a government run health care plan. “On a bill that would affect one-sixth of our…

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