Pelosi: Health Care Can Still Be Bipartisan Without Republican Votes
Appearing on State of the Union, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) declared that "Bipartisanship is a two-way street," and said the health care bill could still be considered bipartisan even without Republicans voting for it. "The bill can be bipartisan, even though the votes might not be bipartisan, because they [Republicans] have made their imprint on this," said Pelosi, also adding: "We went into the legislative process - hundreds of hours of hearings and bill writing and all the rest - where the Republicans made their suggestions."
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McConnell: 'If The Election Were Today, We'd Have A Very Good Day'
Appearing on State of the Union, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that Republicans are "optimistic" about this NOvember's elections. "I think the elections in Virginia and New Jersey and particularly Massachusetts were encouraging. But, in the meantime, we need to be doing the people's business and not trying to predict what the environment may be in November," said McConnell, also adding: "If the election were today, we'd have a very good day."