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Baucus Admits Reid Bill Costs $2.5 Trillion Over 10 Years "Depending On Where You Start"

11:40 AM, Dec 2, 2009 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Senate Republicans highlight this line from Senator Max Baucus's (D-Mont.) floor remarks today:

"Just for a second -- health care reform, whether you use a ten-year number or when you start in 2010 or start in 2014, wherever you start at, so it is still either $1 trillion or it's $2.5 trillion, depending on where you start…"

Jeffrey Anderson pointed out in this post that Reid's bill would cost $2.5 trillion from 2014 to 2023.