Dems dropping public option ?

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  1. Bro. Curtis

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    WASHINGTON — After weeks of secretive talks, a bipartisan group in the Senate edged closer Monday to a health care compromise that omits two key Democratic priorities but incorporates provisions to slow the explosive rise in medical costs, officials said.
    These officials said participants were on track to exclude a requirement many congressional Democrats seek for large businesses to offer coverage to their workers. Nor would there be a provision for a government insurance option, despite President Barack Obama's support for such a plan....


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  2. Magnetic Poles

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    Obama needs to push it through anyway. Blue dog democrats can get on the love train or be left at the station. He has enough votes. Now is not the time to waffle.
     
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    There are not the votes to pass it now - or they would vote on it now.

    There will be even less support for it once they return from recess and have been home to hear from their voters face to face.
     
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    If he had the votes, they'd force it down our throats.

    Public opinion means nothing to an ideologue like Obama.
     

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