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Sen. Franken urges equality in health-insurance coverage for women

Sen. Al Franken gives a passionate speech on the Senate floor promoting the Mikulski Amendment and humorously finds out he has run out of time. The amendment will eliminate co-payments and deductibles for many preventive health-care services for women. “Women are forgoing preventive services that could save their lives, because of the way insurance works now,” said Franken. “Is this the kind of country we want to live in?”

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