Come On, Libs!

Greg Sargent:
Looks like House liberals are serious about pressuring Nancy Pelosi and the House leadership to stand firm behind a real public option.

...[A letter sent by two top House progressives, Democratic Representatives Lynn Woolsey of California and Raul Grijalva of Arizona] makes this point by noting that the version of the public option in the House health care proposal negotiated by Blue Dogs — the version that emerged from Henry Waxman's Energy and Commerce committee — pales beside the ones created by two other key House committees, which have a more robust public option. ... They write flat out that the version negotiated by Blue Dogs is "unacceptable" to them, because it results in far less savings than the two other versions.
The letter, which you can read here, also requests a meeting with Pelosi to "to discuss how we can work together to include a robust public plan that will increase competition, bring down costs, and provide the necessary savings to ensure robust subsidies to those who need help paying for health insurance."

Consider this an open thread on healthcare.

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