Public Option Dies

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The Senate Finance committe appears to have just killed the public option, per C-SPAN. It doesn’t sound like it’s 100% dead though. Rockefeller’s amendment failed, but Schumer has one he’s introducing as well. But we don’t see why the vote will be much different.

Update: Schumer’s amendment failed too.

That may leave the Baucus Plan as the only remaining strategy.

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