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Thursday, October 22, 2009

Up or down vote on public option?

Posted By on Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 11:49 AM

Talking Point Memo indicates Olympia Snowe, de facto health legislation czar, won't vote for a public option health insurance plan and that she might join a filibuster to prevent a vote. So the question: Will U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and Blanche Lincoln join a filibuster against Democratic health legislation supported by a majority in Congress? Pryor has said he won't, unless it's something really "objectionable." Lincoln?

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