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Just announced on Countdown. I will post more with more info but that's basically all that was said.

Howard Fineman just reported the Congressman will have a press conference tommmorow where he will be announcing his support for the bill. Although it will be reluctant support, he WILL vote for the final bill. He also said he will emphasis, as Obama did, that this is just a first step in the reform effort.

The Dream lives on folks, let's keep up the fight!

Rec List!!: I just want to thank............... Congressman Dennis Kucinich, if he does in fact vote for this bill, it truly will be the right thing to do. The fight isn't close to over, this bill is imperfect, heck I could go on and on about what's wrong with it, but we will imporve it, every year, every chance we can, we will improve it. For my family, for your family, for all of our families, let's get the job done.

Update 2: Some people are making the case that Kucinich is some sort of unprincipled snake because he will probably get something in return for his vote. I have to disagree wholeheartedly with that accusation. This is EXACTLY what conservatives do to get their way on legislation. If Kucinich did get a promise of some sort (maybe a fix to his SP provision) that moves the bill TO THE LEFT. What other progressive managed to do that? They took his threat of voting against the bill seriously and because of that they played ball. More progessive congresspeople should try that.

Originally posted to theone718 on Tue Mar 16, 2010 at 05:12 PM PDT.

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