Public Option For Health Care On Life Support
“I can count,” Baucus said. “No one has been able to show me how they can count up to 60 votes with a public option in the bill.”
Supporters of the option disagreed and said they would have more success when the issue is taken up in the full Senate and in the House of Representatives, where Speaker Nancy Pelosi has vowed it will be in a final bill.
“The more the American people hear about the public option, the more they like it,” said Democratic Senator Charles Schumer, sponsor of one of the amendments. “We’re going to keep at this … until we succeed.”Click here for reuse options!
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