On Capitol Hill, Democratic leaders say they’re open to paring down a healthcare reform bill in order to sway “conservative” Democrats who’ve threatened to oppose the measure that would create a government-run public insurance option. We speak with progressive Democrat, Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio). A House committee recently approved his amendment that would allow individual states to adopt a single-payer system.
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
"House Committee Approves Kucinich-Sponsored Measure to Keep Single-Payer Option Alive" (with video and audio)
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