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joeycola Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-03-09 09:33 AM
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18. He will do almost anything it takes to get one. This is worrisome at best.

...........By signaling that they would seek to revise existing versions of legislation moving through the House and Senate, administration officials and Democratic leaders in Congress many of whom had said earlier in the summer that they saw no need to scale back their ambitions made clear that their political calculations had changed. With Congressional Republicans standing almost unanimously in opposition to the Democratic approach, the target now for Mr. Obama is primarily a handful of moderate Democrats and the one Republican who seems open to a deal, Senator Olympia J. Snowe of Maine.

Its so important to get a deal, a White House official said, speaking on the condition of anonymity in order to be candid about strategy. He will do almost anything it takes to get one.
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  -Obama Aides Aim to Simplify and Scale Back Health Bills (Obama still backing public option) Frank Booth  Sep-02-09 09:50 PM   #0 
  - here......Medicare 4 all.  yourout   Sep-02-09 09:52 PM   #1 
  - that's simple enough for me  tomm2thumbs   Sep-03-09 02:40 AM   #16 
  - invite the democratic leadership to the white house  xchrom   Sep-02-09 09:54 PM   #2 
  - 2 Simple messages, "healthcare not disease care". "healthcare not wealthcare". n/t  byebyegop   Sep-02-09 09:59 PM   #3 
  - "For now"  DJ13   Sep-02-09 09:59 PM   #4 
  - But Mr. Limpet ...  HDPaulG   Sep-02-09 10:45 PM   #6 
  - LOL  THale2   Sep-03-09 12:49 AM   #11 
  - Who are the 'many' anonymous Democrats predicting P.O. will be jettisoned.  MarjorieG   Sep-02-09 10:01 PM   #5 
  - When Obama says he will not sign a bill without a strong public option, let me know.  No Elephants   Sep-03-09 02:03 PM   #21 
  - Americans deserve the same access to health care that Congress has  Betty   Sep-02-09 10:48 PM   #7 
  - Haven't read the newest changes....  Veilex   Sep-02-09 11:32 PM   #8 
  - All bills voted out of committee thus far have a mandate  laughingliberal   Sep-03-09 01:10 AM   #13 
  - A bail out for a wildly profitable sector that needs no bailing out whatever.  No Elephants   Sep-03-09 01:56 PM   #19 
  - Where is all the political capital we gained  Alcibiades   Sep-02-09 11:45 PM   #9 
  - what a weak statement  tooeyeten   Sep-03-09 12:48 AM   #10 
  - I plan on voting for democrats again next election.. FOR NOW!!!...nt  lovepg   Sep-03-09 12:50 AM   #12 
  - Obama should be backing MEDICARE FOR ALL ...and Howard Dean should be heading it up--!!  defendandprotect   Sep-03-09 01:53 AM   #14 
  - Let's stop pretending we're reinventing the wheel...every other nation has done this!!!  defendandprotect   Sep-03-09 01:54 AM   #15 
  - But but they R COMMIES!!!!!  Arrowhead2k1   Sep-03-09 03:12 AM   #17 
  - He will do almost anything it takes to get one. This is worrisome at best.  joeycola   Sep-03-09 09:33 AM   #18 
     - Hey! He prefers it. Is that not reassuring enough for you?  No Elephants   Sep-03-09 02:02 PM   #20 

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