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  Freshman Dem: Passing health care reform worth losing my seat
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Last EditedBrandonius Maximus  Nov 22, 2009 11:18am
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News DateSunday, November 22, 2009 05:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionWashington (CNN) – A freshman Democratic senator said Sunday that he will support his party’s efforts to pass health care reform legislation even if that means losing his seat in next year’s midterm elections.

“If you get to the final point and you are a critical vote for health care reform and every piece of evidence tells you if you support the bill you will lose your job, would you cast the vote and lose your job?” CNN’s John King asked Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado on Sunday’s State of the Union.

“Yes,” Bennet bluntly and simply replied.

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