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Senator Nelson Defends His Health Care Vote
New York Times - Monica Davey

Senator Ben Nelson, Democrat of Nebraska, took to the airwaves in his home state on Wednesday, trying to defend his role as the decisive 60th vote in favor of broad health care legislation. In the days since the vote, Mr. Nelson has faced scathing political cartoons, busy phone lines and criticism of his position, even from some former supporters.

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