Michael Bennet and his staff are just lying. Plain and simple. There is no other way to say it. They claim that fulfilling his commitment to call for an up-or-down vote on the public option will “kill the health care bill.” That is absurd. The bill that expands insurance coverage was already signed into law. This reconciliation bill, with its minor changes for the employer mandate, and changes to the excise tax, is not playing games with the lives of millions of Americans. Whether this new bill passes or not it will have little impact on our health care system.
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday March 25, 2010 11:03 am|
|By: Michael Whitney Monday January 25, 2010 11:15 am|
FDL Activist Patrick from Arizona called Rep. Raúl Grijalva’s office and confirmed that Rep. Grijalva (AZ-07) will not vote for the Senate health care bill. From Patrick’s report: I called and added personality to the script so it didn’t sound like I was reading verbatim. Representative Grijalva will be voting AGAINST the Senate Health Care Bill. More [...]
|By: Michael Whitney Monday January 25, 2010 6:00 am|
Two FDL activist call reports indicate Rep. Jackie Speier (CA-12) will not for the Senate bill without changes.
|By: Michael Whitney Thursday January 7, 2010 3:02 pm|
We continue to get great reports from FDL activists manning the phones over at the War Room. Today we have two confirmed votes; while the votes aren’t surprising on their own, the feedback from the callers is very helpful. See what FDL Activists are hearing from Congress.