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The choice facing Democrats on health

Wall Street Journal, December 15, 2009

This article from the Wall Street Journal states that the fate of U.S. healthcare legislation likely depends on the question of whether Democrats conclude they are better off passing a highly controversial bill than passing nothing at all. To get to this point, Senate Democrats already have had to nearly ditch the "public option," and appear to have decided to compromise further on one of the ideas that has become part of the alternative to the public option, the Journal article states.