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Pelosi: Healthcare reform was worth any Dem defeats
The Hill

Passage of healthcare reform was worth any defeat the Democrats might have suffered at the polls as a result, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday.

Democrats passed President Obama’s signature healthcare law in early 2010 and were walloped in the midterm elections roughly eight months later. Pelosi, who shepherded the bill through the House as Speaker, rejected the idea that the legislation contributed to any Democratic losses.