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Fear and Loathing Over a Public Insurance Option in Hartford

Wendell Potter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wendell Potter

This Monday, state lawmakers in Hartford will begin debate on implementing something insurers pulled out all the stops to kill at the national level -- the public option that would have created a government program to compete with private carriers.

Pitchfork Toting Townsfolk Menace Fortress Aetna

Suzanne Langlois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suzanne Langlois

Judging by the police presence, it seemed that the third largest insurance company in the country had endeavored to harden its perimeter should civil disobedience rear its ugly head.