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Rep. Issa Brags About Writing A Seven-Page Health Care Reform Bill

Friday, October 30, 2009

By Chris Harris
Media Matters

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Lazy)

As House Democrats released their combined health insurance reform bill, Republicans took to the streets in opposition.  Rather than attack the substance of the bill, the most common criticisms regarded the level of security at the press conference and the length of the bill.

It is a long bill.  At 1,990 pages, there's no denying that.  Why is it so long?  Because it's important. Fixing our nation's broken health care system is not something that can easily be done at the drop of a hat in just a few pages.  If it was that easy, it would have been done decades ago.

Yet that hasn't stopped Rep. Darrell Issa from trying.  Today Issa tweeted:



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