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President Barack Obama now says that it's okay with him for people to keep their individual health insurance plans for another year.
"It is an improvement," Democratic Congressman Steve Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said of the president's proposal.
The White House and those pushing the bill were not as forthright about some of the issues – such as promising Americans if they like their health plan, they can keep their health plan – as they could have been when selling the law to the American people.
Asked if he thought there there should have been more honest salesmanship of the bill, Israel said, "There should been more precise education, and more precise salesmanship, no question about that."
But "all you can do is move forward," said Israel. "What is in our control is continuing to make improvements and fixes to this law, and not allow a small group of Republicans or a large group of Republicans in the House of Representatives to continue to ambush and sabotage this law."
For more of this interview with Congressman Steve Israel, check out the video above.
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