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Franken says health-care debate will be tough battle

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Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., said a 60-vote fillubuster-proof vote is absolutely necessary to move health-care reform forward.

Democrats face a very tough road in building support for the public option in the senate.

The public option allows states to opt-out - and that's a provision aimed at attracting moderates - as Senate republicans try to block the bill from even coming to a debate.

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