Arlen Specter: I Unequivocally Stand For A Public Option (VIDEO)

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

With support for a public health care option gaining momentum in the Senate, it has a seemingly ardent supporter in Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pa.), who recently became a Democrat.

Asked by MSNBC's Ed Schultz if he could "tell our audience tonight that you unequivocally stand for a public option," Specter replied, "I do." He then went on to discuss his re-election campaign, which has become very close.

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