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Friday, June 12, 2009

Landrieu "Skimmed" Letter Affirming Support For Government Health Insurance Option

This type of thing is why Congress is incompetant:

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) signed a letter in November affirming support for a public insurance option, but her spokesman said Thursday that she didn’t “necessarily look at it word for word.”

The senator skimmed the letter to Health Care for America Now during a November campaign event, agreed with most of the principles, and signed it, Landrieu spokesman Aaron Saunders said. Where Landrieu comes down on the issue could prove significant as Democrats search for a filibuster-proof majority, and the Health Care for America Now is now planning a TV campaign in Louisiana to exert pressure on her.

She just "skimmed" it and didn't “necessarily look at it word for word.” You would think that something as important as health care reform would require more than just a casual glance.

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