David Sirota and Public Option Supporters Deliver Petitions to Michael Bennet’s Office

By: Wednesday March 24, 2010 5:12 pm

David Sirota, Kelly Canfield and 40-50 others delivered a petition with 35,000 signatures on it, asking Michael Bennet to keep his promise and introduce an amendment for an up-or-down vote on the public option in the Senate. SEIU and Progress Colorado showed up to demonstrate AGAINST the public option, advancing the pravda-esque notion that the [...]

Will Michael Bennet’s Senate Seat Be the First Casualty of the Public Option?

By: Tuesday March 23, 2010 9:27 am

I was on the premiere of John King Live on CNN last night, talking about the primary problems Michael Bennet now faces as he moves away from his commitment made only a month ago to an up-or-down vote on the public option in the Senate. The Denver Post also writes about it this morning: In [...]

R.I.P. House of Representatives

By: Saturday December 26, 2009 6:12 am

As David Sirota reminds us, this can only happen if member of the House consent, according to simple math.

And if they don’t take a stand?

Well, it’s Joe Lieberman’s world now, you’re just living in it.

Ed Perlmutter: Co-Ops “As Good As” Public Option

By: Tuesday August 18, 2009 5:00 am

Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) David Sirota interviews Ed Perlmutter: Knowing the public option topic was on the mind of listeners, I made sure to ask him whether he would vote for a health care bill that did not include the public option. Perlmutter responded that he didn’t know. He did, however, seem to begin conflating a [...]