Obama, Democrats push hard ahead of health vote - Yahoo! News In an 11th-hour pitch, the president spoke to an enthusiastic crowd at George Mason University in Virginia, lobbing attacks at the insurance industry with his coat jacket off and sleeves rolled up. "The only question left is this: Are we going to let the special interests win once again, or are we going to make this vote a victory for the American people?" he said. kinda makes you wonder doesn't it?