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Public Option Opt Out

Public Option Opt-Out Not Favored By Americans: AP Poll

The Associated Press | Erica Werner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More Americans support creation of a new government-run health insurance plan to compete with the private insurance market, a new Associated Press pol...

Best Political Halloween Costumes: Put Your Costume Where Your Mouth Is

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Wear a fancy suit with a top hat and a cane. Stuff yourself with pillow so you look as bloated as possible. Wear a dollar sign around your neck (you can make it out of tin foil.) You're... Too big to fail.

White House Thinks Trigger More Progressive Than Opt-Out: Mark Whitaker

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to NBC News Washington Bureau Chief Mark Whitaker, some in the White House -- and on Capitol Hill -- think a 'triggered' public option is pr...

Public Option Compromise Floated: Let States Opt Out

FireDogLake | Jon Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

First there was the "level paying field" public option. Than there was Snowe's trigger. Snowe's trigger was followed by Conrad's co-ops. Only in the l...