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Halvorson, Bean Will Vote Yes On Health Care Bill

From the Sun-Times:

No longer undecided, two House Democrats from Illinois announced they will vote "yes” today on the health care bill.

U.S. Representatives Melissa Bean and Debbie Halvorson both released statements on Saturday saying they support the $940 billion overhaul.

Bean said she was swayed in part by a report from the Congressional Budget Office showing the legislation would cut the deficit by $1.3 trillion over 20 years.

Halvorson, in her statement, said: "I came to Congress to fight for our families, to help empower our small businesses, and to protect our seniors. Together, we will do just that by passing this landmark legislation."

Read more here on the Sun-Times.

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