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    But Mr. Emanuel did not get the last word. Within hours, the chief of staff was big-footed – all the way from Moscow — by his boss, Mr. Obama, who is in Russia prior to the meeting of the "Group of Eight" economic powers. The White House issued an official statement declaring that Mr. Obama remains committed to the public option.

    "I am pleased by the progress we’re making on health care reform and still believe, as I’ve said before, that one of the best ways to bring down costs, provide more choices, and assure quality is a public option that will force the insurance companies to compete and keep them honest,’’ the statement said. "I look forward to a final product that achieves these very important goals."

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