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It’s the Democrats that are Blocking the Public Option

Nate Silver in the FiveThirtyEight built a statistical model to explain and predict whether a particular senator supports the public option (http://www.fivethirtyeight.com/2009/06/special-interest-money-means-longer.html).  Contributions were tallied from two industry codes: F3200 (Accident & Health Insurance) and H3700 (HMO’s). Lobbying contributions appeared to have the largest marginal impact on middle-of-the-road Democrats. Liberal Democrats were likely to hold firm to […]

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