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  •  check out this NYT article (0+ / 0-)

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    Don't count out the trigger so easily.

    I work full-time with the FDL team on health reform thanks to your donations.

    by slinkerwink on Tue Oct 13, 2009 at 02:52:43 PM PDT

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    •  Check out this: (0+ / 0-)

      Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) told MSNBC this afternoon that President Obama "wants to come in hard" on health care reform now that the Senate Finance Committee has voted on their version of the bill.

      Rockefeller said he spoke with the President today. MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz challenged him, asking why Obama spoke so highly of the Finance Committee's bill, when it doesn't include a public option.

      "He's the President, you gotta cut him some slack. He's an inside player," Rockefeller said. "Don't worry about that. He wants the public option. He wants MedPAC. ... Now that the Finance Committee is finally out of the way we can move on."

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