CARLSON: ... for defending the indefensible, to -- I mean, I think there are many parts of this bill you could defend, as someone who agrees with the ideological aims of the bill. But to defend the carve-out for Obama campaign contributors, these unions, is a pretty bold thing to do. And I'm...
VANDEN HEUVEL: I admire boldness, and...
BRAZILE: ... support the middle class.
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