As supporters of the public option mount a comeback, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) signaled his willingness to pass it through reconciliation Friday.With or without the public option, Republicans are unlikely to cast even a single vote for the bill, leaving reconciliation as the most likely opportunity to push it through. Well over 51 Senate Democrats support it, but not all have stated whether they'll back its passage through reconciliation.
Saturday, February 20, 2010
"Comeback for Health Care Reform: Harry Reid and Obama Signal Support for Public Option"
Sahil Kapur (Raw Story via AlterNet):