House Speaker News Conference

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave her weekly legislative briefing to the press. In her remarks she welcomed health-care legislation… read more

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave her weekly legislative briefing to the press. In her remarks she welcomed health-care legislation released by Senate Finance Committee as a step forward. But she also drew distinction between it and House legislation, and reiterated her own preference for a public health insurance option. She also spoke about the hostile political climate, alluding to the assassination of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone as she called for greater civility in public discourse. She also answered questions from the reporters. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Congressional News Conference
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 17, 2009

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  • Sep 17, 2009 | 1:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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