"There is a clear sense that it would be helpful," said one senior Democratic aide. "Throughout this entire debate the White House line has been 'We will weigh in when it is necessary'.... Well now we need 60 votes. So if it's not necessary now, then when will it be?"
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Hill Aides: More Senators Would Back Public Option If Obama Actually Pushed For It
Posted by Matt Christie at 6:16 PM