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An Interview with Jon Kyl on the Public Option

Is the public option really dead?

Last night I interviewed John Kyl of Arizona, the Senate’s Republican whip, to get his take on the matter.

Kyl — who also serves on the Senate Finance Committee — voted to reject the public option.

He calls it “a solution looking for a problem,” and thinks it will ultimately come up short.

He also believes there will be some substitute for the public option that most Democrats will rally around once it fails.

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