Senator Rockefeller, a member of the Finance Committee, has pledged to vote against the Baucus Plan because it lacks a public insurance option.
“There is no way in its present form that I will vote for it,” he told reporters. The Senate Finance bill, under negotiations for months, could be the focus of an ultimate congressional compromise on President Barack Obama’s top domestic priority.
Senator Kerry? Senator Schumer? Senator Cantwell? Will you have the guts to join Senator Rockefeller?