March 5, 2009: Clinton’s presence felt at summit (Politico)

  • “We understand we have to earn a seat at the table,” Ignagni said. “We've already offered a comprehensive series of proposals. We want to work with you, we want to work with the members of Congress on a bipartisan basis here. You have our commitment. We hear the American people about what's not working. We've taken that very seriously. You have our commitment to play, to contribute, and to help pass health care reform this year.”