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Senate Public Option

Ryan Grim

Public Option Support Now Over 40 In Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) became the 41st senator to say that he would back the public insurance option as part of a health care bill moved through reconci...

Ryan Grim

Still Surging: Public Option Picks Up Three More Backers

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three more Democratic senators said on Tuesday that they would either support the public option in a Senate floor vote or were heavily leaning that wa...

Ryan Grim

Three More Senators Join Public Option Effort

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Bob Casey, a centrist Democrat from Pennsylvania, has committed to voting for a public option if it's included as part of a package of health car...

Progressives To Reid: Hold Firm On Public Option (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid met on Monday night with a group of Senate Democrats who urged him not to back down from his decision to put a publi...

Ryan Grim

Senate Dems Close In On Reform: Details Of Health Care Bill Revealed

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Read the bill (PDF). Senate Democrats have posted the legislation on their web site. --------- Senate Democrats made a big step toward comprehensive...

Jay Rockefeller: White House Approach To Public Option "Difficult To Fathom"

Talking Points Memo | Brian Beutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I just spoke with Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), who had a bit of a fractured take on the current state of the public option. He took issue with the Pre...

Sam Stein

Public Option Chess Match: Reid Working For Best Bargaining Position

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There was a slew of good news on Thursday for supporters of a public option for health insurance coverage. Two Democratic Senators who have nominally ...

Ryan Grim

Senate Set To Unveil Health Care Bill Today

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tired as folks may be of hearing this, Wednesday is set to be another big day for health care reform on Capitol Hill. No, really. It is. Senate Demo...

Public Option Has Enough Votes In Senate: Reid

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The public option. The idea was believed to be dead. Liberals wanted it, but Senate vote counters insisted it simply could not pass the Senate. The...