Monday, September 14, 2009

Harkin: Strong Public Option Will Pass by Christmas

Quote of the Day

“Mark my word — I’m the chairman — it’s going to have a strong public option. It now falls to me to pick up the torch. ”

U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) was cheered by an enthusiastic crowd when he declared that a health care reform bill would pass both houses of Congress “by Christmas,” and that it would include a government-run, not-for-profit health insurance plan.