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Sen . Ben Nelson : His Side of the 'Cornhusker Kickback'

This is a rush transcript from "On the Record," April 13, 2010. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, FOX NEWS HOST: Now, finally, you get answers from Nebraska senator Ben Nelson about the special $100 million deal Nebraska received in the December Senate health care bill. Did Senator Nelson made a shady backroom deal, or is he being hammered unfairly? We report, you decide.(BEGIN VIDEOTAPE)VAN SUSTEREN: Senator, nice to see you, sir. And thank you for sitting down with us.SEN. BEN NELSON, D-NEB.: My pleasure. Thank you.VAN SUSTEREN: Is this the first television interview on this whole issue of the Nebraska -- what Nebraska got in the health care bill originally in the Senate bill?NELSON: I believe it is. I think I've been asked in the hallway a time or two a question, but this is the first more comprehensive approach that I've had.VAN SUSTEREN: All right. Take me back to the fall, last fall, is that when the negotiation discussion about the hea...

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