The Anti-Reid?

1 comment October 20th, 2009at 09:38pm Posted by Eli

Well, this is certainly refreshing, and the exact opposite of Harry Reid’s usual modus operandi.  But I repeat myself.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has chosen to put the public option favored by the liberal wing of her party in the healthcare bill that goes to the House floor, pending agreement later Tuesday night by the full caucus, according to two House sources.

Leaders are planning to roll out the bill next week, and are hoping to vote the first week in November.

The plan, called the “robust” option or “Medicare Plus 5” in the jargon that has emerged on Capitol Hill, ties provider reimbursement rates to Medicare, adding 5 percent.

(…)

Pelosi has been pressing members to support the more liberal option, or at least to give a definitive answer on their positions.

Yep, this sure would be nice to see in the Senate.

Entry Filed under: Democrats,Healthcare,Politics

1 Comment

  • 1. Multi Medium » The &hellip  |  October 22nd, 2009 at 7:16 am

    […] Which is probably why Pelosi opted to bring the most progressive healthcare bill to the floor, and Reid’s still hemming and hawing and consulting with the White […]


Contact Eli





Feeds

Linkedelia!

Most Recent Posts

Archives

Categories

Calendar

October 2009
M T W T F S S
« Sep   Nov »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  


Thinking Blogger

Pittsburgh Webloggers

Site Meter


View My Stats *