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  •  2 minutes ..this the final countdown.. (1+ / 0-)
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      holding my hand through this!!! LOL (kidding)

      No PO per HuffPo

      It wasn't enough to persuade Obama to get behind the immensely popular issue. After months of watching Obama say generally that he supports the public option, while doing little to see it implemented in law, backers of the idea were unsurprised it was left out of his final offer.

      "We didn't expect one," said Darcy Burner, head of the Progressive Caucus Policy Foundation.

      Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever does. Margaret Mead

      by Lady Libertine on Mon Feb 22, 2010 at 07:04:48 AM PST

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      •  And let the hand wringing begin.. (1+ / 0-)
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        Why anyone got their hopes up for more red meat kabuki is beyond me.

        "Just today, Senator McCain offered up the oldest Washington stunt in the book - you pass the buck to a commission to study the problem." Sen. Barack Obama

        by justmy2 on Mon Feb 22, 2010 at 07:47:17 AM PST

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