Senate's No. 2 Republican Opposes Guaranteed Issue and Community Rating of Health Insurance--If you were to listen to most coverage of the health-care debate, you would be excused for thinking that the public option is the only significant difference between the parties.
Republicans and Democrats are at loggerheads on a far broader set of issues.Jane Hamsher, the founder and publisher of the liberal FireDogLake blog, told ABC News. "The issue is going to be: 'How am I going to get health care?' Republicans are not relevant to this debate -- except if the Democrats decide to make them relevant."