Joe Lieberman Has Not Suddenly Gotten Cool with the Public Option


Appearing on Fox News Sunday this morning, Joe Lieberman, whose vote as an independent would be needed to avoid a Republican filibuster, renewed his vow to personally block health care reform in the Senate if the public option is included. “If the public option plan is in there, as a matter of conscience, I will not allow this bill to come to a final vote.” U.S. Health Care Measure Faces Tough Path in the Senate [Reuters]