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The Senate health committee cast what U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd called a “historic” vote on health care reform Wednesday. The mark up of the health care reform bill took 13 days. It passed out of the health committee 13-10 along party lines.

Click here to listen to what Dodd had to say about getting something done before the August recess. And here to listen to his support of a public option. Moments after the conference call with Dodd, President Barack Obama released this statement in the White House Rose Garden.