Blue Dog Leonard Boswell is waiting to "see the final product" before he’ll commit on a public plan.  He says he’s "not against it," and "it may be necessary."

A majority of Iowans want a public plan, as do 67% of Iowa Democrats (of which Boswell is ostensibly one).  He recently signed on to a letter to Nancy Pelosi demanding a Medicare reimbursement fix in any health care bill, so it’s not like he has trouble speaking up.

Maybe he’ll find his voice if you call him:  DC (202) 225-3806, Iowa (515) 282-1909  

Jane Hamsher

Jane Hamsher

Jane is the founder of Firedoglake.com. Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She’s the author of the best selling book Killer Instinct and has produced such films Natural Born Killers and Permanent Midnight. She lives in Washington DC.
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