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Pelosi: I "Absolutely" Support Putting Health-Care Bill Online for 72 Hours Before Vote

12:15 PM, Sep 24, 2009 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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After Speaker Nancy Pelosi's press conference this morning, I asked her if she supports a measure to put the final health-care bill online for 72 hours before the House votes on it. "Absolutely," she replied. "Without question."

Yesterday, Pelosi's Senate Finance Committee Democratic colleagues voted down an amendment to put the bill online for 72 hours before a final vote.

Update: Here's a transcript of the exchange:

TWS: Madam Speaker, do you support the measure to put the final House bill online for 72 hours before it's voted on at the very end?

PELOSI: Absolutely. Without question.