Brown: Four public option dissenters shouldn’t rule

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Brown: Four public option dissenters shouldn’t rule

Politico – The four senators who helped inch health care reform legislation through a test vote Saturday but who oppose a public option, shouldn't be able to force the controversial feature out of a final bill, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) said Sunday.

"In the end, I don't want four Democratic senators dictating to the other 56 of us and to the country," Brown, a strident supporter of the proposed public insurance plan, said on CNN's "State of the Union."

"I don’t think they want to be on the wrong side of history," Brown said. "I don’t think they want to say, 'On a procedural vote, I killed the most important bill of my career."

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