Senate Democrats on Health Care Amendments
Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln unveiled an amendment to the health care bill that would limit the deductibility of executive pay at health insurance companies. The money raised would go toward the Medicare trust fund. Reporters also questioned Senator Lincoln about various public option proposals being debated behind closed doors with Majority Leader Harry Reid and others. close
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Barbara Boxer U.S. Senator (Class 3) [D] California
Frank R. Lautenberg U.S. Senator [D] New Jersey
Blanche Lambert Lincoln U.S. Senator [D] Arkansas
Bob Menendez U.S. Senator (Class 1) [D] New Jersey
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