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Watch video: the battle to sway undecideds on health care

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AP080424014720 The smell of fresh coffee and the temptations of chocolate donuts and blueberry muffins greeted Florida Rep. Suzanne Kosmas on Wednesday as she entered a private breakfast with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

The speaker regularly meets with freshman lawmakers but there was urgency and tension in the air. With a monumental decision on health care days away, Pelosi is racing to corral the 216 votes needed for passage.

Despite the personal appeal, Kosmas gave no ground and restated concerns over cost containment, according to people familiar with the meeting. So the guessing game continues: Will Kosmas vote yes or no?

Read the Times' full story on the battle to sway undecideds on health care and watch videos urging Congress members to vote for (below) and against the legislation. Then tell us: How do you want the undecideds to vote.

[Last modified: Monday, May 24, 2010 5:03pm]

    

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