Will Senator Baucus Stand for Working Americans on Health Care?

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Greg Kauffman of the Nation is unimpressed with Senator Baucus:

The party has a popular president, a strong majority in the House and a filibuster-proof sixty-member caucus in the Senate. It also has 72 percent of all Americans–including 87 percent of Democrats and 50 percent of Republicans–saying they want a public plan option to compete with the waste and greed of private, for-profit plans.

Only the Democrats could blow this one. And if they do, there will be plenty of blame to spread around. Starting with Senator Max Baucus.

Baucus has emerged as perhaps the greatest obstacle to achieving a robust public plan.

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Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

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According to Rassmussen Reports as of July 17th, only 35% of U.S. voters now support the creation of a government health insurance company to compete with private health insurers?

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