Sunday, August 23, 2009

Howard Dean on Face the Nation Aug. 23

For me, Howard Dean is the person who's making the most sense on health care reform. He gets the politics and the policy. Bob Schieffer asks if Grassley is right-- is Obama sending mixed signals? Dean says Chuck Grassley is sending mixed signals. I'll say.

Grassley backs off on pulling the plug on grandma. Kent Conrad says public option doesn't have the 60 votes to pass the Senate. Dean has said that the bill may not pass the Senate with the public option but when the House and Senate bills are merged, it will be added back in: