Joe Lieberman filibuster


Joe Lieberman filibuster, October 27, 2009, Lieberman joins Republicans to filibuster Reid Health Care Plan, Vote against public option, Government run health care

From Fox News, October 27, 2009. “Sen. Joe Lieberman, the Democrat-turned-Independent from Connecticut, said Tuesday that he will not vote for a healthcare reform bill that includes a government-run insurance plan.   This means that as things now stand, Democrats will not have enough votes to pass healthcare reform with a so-called public option unless Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) can pick up unexpected GOP votes.   Sen. Olympia Snowe (Maine), the only Republican to vote for the Senate Finance Committee’s healthcare bill, said Tueday that she would voteRead More