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Bernie Sanders: Yep, This Bill Isn't About Cost Containment

8:22 AM, Dec 15, 2009 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) gave us a rare moment of honesty about monstrous health-care reform legislation from the floor of the House yesterday:

"Can I sit up here or stand here with a straight face and say, we have got strong cost-containment provisions in this legislation? That if you're an ordinary person who has employer-based health care, that your premiums are not going to go up in the next eight years based on what's in this bill? I can't say that. It's just not accurate."