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  •  Bummer. (0+ / 0-)

    Orszag says today:

    Orszag signaled the administration doesn’t consider a government-run insurance program essential to the legislation. He suggested it would be sufficient to either create nonprofit insurance-purchasing cooperatives or set “triggers” to activate a public option if needed to cut costs.

    “The goal here is just to introduce more competition where competition is inadequate,” Orszag said. “Either one could work.”

    "The individual mandate is 'just one part of the bill' - its not worth losing everything else in the bill just to get it through." BruceMcF

    by irmaly on Wed Sep 23, 2009 at 03:32:24 PM PDT

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