In these clips from Thursday’s bipartisan meeting on Capitol Hill, we see Republicans and Democrats making their cases for what should rank among the highest priorities in health care reform legislation.

First, we have Rep. Dave Camp of Michigan in an exchange with President Barack Obama about how to deal with health insurance for people with pre-existing conditions; included in the discussion was the proposal (in “the Boehner bill”) to allow the less healthy to buy into a “high-risk pool.” (All video footage is from YouTube.)

In the next two clips, President Obama and Rep. Marsha Blackburn take on the issue of buying health insurance across state lines.

Or, if you prefer, watch these pre-lunch recordings in full (save for a couple of clipped-out moments):

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