Levin Becomes 24th Senator To Sign Public Option Letter

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Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) has signed Sen. Michael Bennet’s (D-CO) letter calling on the leadership to pass a health care public option via reconciliation.

Levin is the 24th senator (and sixth committee chairman) to sign the letter, which was originally signed by Bennet, Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR).