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Nancy Pelosi urges House to 'make history'

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi compared the healthcare reform bill to the introduction of social security and medicare in her closing comments ahead of the vote.

The Democrat said it was with "great pride and great humility" that she hoped the vote would "make history for our country and progress for the American people".

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