In it, but not of it. TPM DC
Asked if that meant passing separate legislation, he answered "Absolutely, absolutely, oh yeah."
Brown is a staunch supporter of the public option. He's also one of the original signatories on a letter urging Senate leadership to pass the measure using budget reconciliation.
Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) said today that Democrats will try to pass fixes to the health care bill using reconciliation, but it's unclear whether those fixes will include a public option.