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President Obama is speaking at George Mason University today in his final push for health insurance reform. Here are his complete prepared remarks:

Hello, George Mason!

It is great to be back here with a group of real Patriots. I first visited this university three years ago. At the time, my campaign for the presidency was just a few weeks old. We didn't have much money or staff. Our poll numbers were pretty low. A lot of people still couldn't pronounce my name, and most pundits didn't think it was worth trying.

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The new Fox News poll suggests that Republicans might just be on to something with their plans to campaign on repealing the health care bill, with a plurality agreeing with the position -- and the GOP base being especially fired up about it.

The poll asked the following question: "Which one of the following comes closest to what you would like to see lawmakers do next if Congress passes a health care bill -- would you like lawmakers to repeal the bill, expand the bill, or leave it as is?"

The result: Repeal 45%, expand 29%, leave as is 18%. In the internals, Republicans were heavily driven by a repeal position, at 77%-9%-8%. Democrats largely wanted to expand it, at 14%-51%-24%. And independents were fairly close to the top-lines, at 45%-24%-22%.

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In the world according to Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA), President Barack Obama is a bigger socialist than Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

On Fox News today, the Georgia congressman said, "We've had more nationalization of our economy in the last year and few months than Hugo Chavez has in his communist country of Venezuela."

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Rep. John Boccieri (D-OH), who originally voted no on the health care bill in November, has just announced at a Washington press conference that he will vote for the bill -- the fourth Democrat to switch from no to yes.

Boccieri discussed his own upbringing, and thinking back to what would have happened if his family had not had health insurance. He was accompanied by constituents of his who either were personally denied health insurance or who had family members that had been denied insurance. And he invoked the name of Natoma Canfield, his constituent who had recently become a case study used by the administration for the need for reform.

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The head of the FBI's New York office is under investigation by the Justice Department's internal watchdog in connection with an alleged affair with a lower-level employee, ticklethewire.com reports.

The Web site, which covers federal law enforcement, reports that investigators from the Office of Professional Responsibility are looking at whether Joseph Demarest lied when asked internally about an alleged affair with another employee.

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Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) announced on MSNBC this morning that he will vote for the health care bill.

Engel, who voted yes in November, had been holding back his vote over Medicaid reimbursements to New York. Engel was worried that the Senate bill would reimburse states with under-performing Medicaid programs at 100 percent, while keeping New York's reimbursement level the same. New York offers Medicaid to those earning up to 200% of the poverty level.

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Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) appeared on Good Morning America, and told George Stephanopoulos that no deal has been made on the health care bill -- but that he does want to vote for it.

Stephanopoulos asked about the idea floated by Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), another pro-life Democrat, to hold a separate vote on reinstating the Stupak language on abortion insurance, as a whole different bill. Stupak said that this was one possibility -- but he wanted to make sure such a bill would in fact be signed into law.

"Okay, we pass the bill, it has to go to the Senate. This is an enrollment corrections bill. It has to be passed before the president would sign the Senate bill. So there's a long ways to go," said Stupak. "And you know, dealing with the Senate has been unusually difficult these last two years, so I'm not a lot of confident it's gonna go any farther than the House of Representatives."

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Democratic Senators are sounding quite confident that these really are the last, final votes on health care reform and that something will be sent to President Obama's desk for a signature soon. "We'll have the votes to pass this," Sen. Tom Harkin told reporters on a conference call late yesterday, referring to the Senate. He also particularly praised Speaker Nancy Pelosi for pulling in wavering Democrats to secure the needed 216 votes in the House.

"Speaker Pelosi has just done a magnificent job, she has a very tough job keeping all of her troops lined up and it's been amazing to watch her do this," said Harkin (D-IA), chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee. (Despite a looming Sunday afternoon vote, she's not there yet, though.)

Is Harkin worried that something could go wrong and the Senate wouldn't pass the final legislation? Nope. He said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has the 50 votes he needs and isn't sweating it. I asked Harkin about Sen. Evan Bayh's objections to including student loan legislation in the health care bill, and he said he wasn't worried.

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The State Bar of California is investigating Orly Taitz, a process that could ultimately result in the Birther attorney's disbarment, Taitz and her lawyer confirmed to TPMmuckraker.

The investigation was prompted at least in part by a sanction for professional misconduct against Taitz in a Birther case in federal court in Georgia. Taitz continues to fight the $20,000 fine, which was imposed on her for making frivolous filings.

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