Public Option for Health Care Reform Fading as Possibility

FoxNews.com reported today that the number two Senate Democrat, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, has somewhat conceded Democrats’ efforts to include a public plan in the health care reform bill.  The Illinois Senator said Sunday he is “open” to a bill that does not include a government-run option. 

This comes in response to the countless protests at town hall meetings throughout the country by Americans who are trying to combat a government overhaul of health care.  The Senate Finance Committee is trying to complete a bipartisan bill by mid-September.

Democrats are worried that liberals in the Senate and Congress may not vote to pass the bill in mid-October if it does not include a public plan. 

As September approaches, we will soon have a concrete plan in place that will surely change health care in the future.

Click here to read the entire FoxNews.com article: No. 2 Senate Democrat ‘Open’ to Health Care Bill With No Public Option

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