Obama Thanks Senate For Reaching Deal | Talking Points Memo

The White House released this transcript of President Obama’s brief statement on health care reform and Copenhagen.Hello. Good afternoon, everybody. You know that I am from Chicago, so let me first say that with the place where I live covered with snow I’m finally starting to feel like home. And I am sorry to drag you guys out in this weather, but I wanted to speak briefly to you about the significant progress that we’ve made on two of the major challenges facing the American people: the crushing cost of health care and our dangerous dependence on fossil fuels.

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