In a letter sent yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told two senators that he would push for a vote on the public option in "coming months."
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The letter to Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) says Reid was "disappointed" the public option did not make it into the final legislation.
"As we have discussed, I will work to ensure that we are able to vote on the public option in the coming months," Reid wrote. His spokesman, Jim Manley, confirmed to TPMDC that the letter came from Reid.