Public Option is Still Alive… So It Seems.
October 19, 2009
“Yes, we’ll have a good strong, public option,” Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) told reporters Friday.
Harkin has been one of the main proponents of the public plan in the Senate, but Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), chairman of the Finance Committee, has said he doesn’t think the public option has enough votes to pass in the Senate.