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Schwarzenegger says worst is over for Calif. economy

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger takes part in the National Governors Association's Economic Development and Commerce Committee in Washington, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

February 21, 2010 4:20:39 PM PST
On Sunday, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared that "the worst is over" when it comes to California's economy.

"We've seen the foreclosure rate has slowed down, the foreclosure rate has picked up, we've seen that people are starting to get back to work, especially in the green sector. So there are signs all over," said Schwarzenegger.

The governor also weighed in on the health care debate, during an appearance on ABC's "This Week."

He is urging Democrats and Republicans to come to some sort of consensus.

"That's what compromise was all about, you've got to have to opposing point of views, you try to bring them together, and try to find out 'where's the sweet spot'," said Schwarzenegger.

The White House says it will post a version of President Obama's health care plan on its website on Monday. It comes before Thursday's televised health care summit.

On Monday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, said he would participate in that conference.


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