Dodd: I Fought For A Public Option | Talking Points Memo

Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT)–who lead the HELP committee’s health care process, and supported the public plan behind the scenes–is a very big reason this compromise came to life. He wants you to know that: “I fought for a strong public option – in the HELP Committee and in this merger process – because it is the best way to keep costs low and insurance companies honest,” said Dodd.

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