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Retiring Sen. Jim Webb Regrets ObamaCare Process

Retiring Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) says his biggest regret is ObamaCare and the ObamaCare debate.

CHUCK TODD: Alright Senator Webb, here's the question that goes out to many departing lawmakers... Is there any one vote you would want back if you could do it all over again?

JIM WEBB: My great regret on that is that I believe the whole health care issue could have been handled differently by the Administration, and over here. I think the way that the process was put forward - without a clear set of principles from the Administration - caused a lot of fear in the country. We had seven different - or five different - committees boiling up 7000 pages of contradictory information at a time when the country went - it was in a recession - and people were talking about this other stuff.

TODD: Do you regret...?

WEBB: No... in the end, I voted with the Republicans 18 times, but in the end, I voted for it. I thought, we do need to move forward. We need to find different ways to work with these issues, but could have had a smaller, more focused package, and the country would have been more comfortable with the process as well.

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