Public Option No More? Obama Throws Weight Behind New Health Care Deal

A Senate deal worked out behind closed doors that would nix the "public option" got the green light from President Obama and could gain broad support in the health care debate, although details remain murky. Obama today threw his weight behind the Senate health care deal, hailing the "critical progress" lawmakers made on a "creative new framework that I believe will help pave the way for final passage and a historic achievement on behalf of the American people. "I support this effort," the...Full Story
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